Ethnic Politics and Democratic Transition in Rwanda, London: Routledge (2012)
Peer Reviewed articles:
'Democracy and the Politics of Power alternation in Africa’ Journal of Contemporary Politics vol.19, no.3 (2013)
Democratization and Ethnic Politics: Rwanda's Electoral Legacy, Journal of Ethnopolitics vol.4 no.4 (2005) also in Beiber Florian and Stepan Wolff (2009) eds., The Ethnopolitics of Elections, Routledge
‘Internationalizing Curriculum’, Political Science and Politics, vol. 42 no.3 (2009) with Rachel Ellett and Joseph Roberts
“Explaining Détente in the Great Lakes Region” in the Karl Cordell and Stefan Wolff eds., (2016) Routledge Handbook of Ethnic Conflict, Second Edition, London.
“Not Ethnicity but Race: Unity and Conflict in Rwanda Since the Genocide” in Santosh C Saha ed., (2006) Perspective on Contemporary Ethnic Conflict: Primal Violence or the Politics of Conviction, London: Lexington Books. (with Helen Hintjens)
'Post Ethnic Conflict Reconstruction and the Question of National Identity in Asia and Africa’ in Santosh Saha ed., 2007 The Politics of Ethnicity and National Identity, New York: Peter Lang
‘A Hypothetical Model of a New Business System Responsive to the Global Environment: A Connected Model, Journal of Transitional Studies Review vol.16 no.2 (2009) with Jia Yi, Lu Shenglan and Zhuang Xiaona
“Why its not business as usual for leaders south of the Sahara” The Conversation 15th May 2015
“Al Bashir: South Africa’s glory and Shame” The Conversation, 19th June 2015
“Burundi and Rwanda at 53: What sets the conjoined Twins apart” The Conversation 8th July 2015
“Africa’s old men’s club out of touch with continent’s suave burgeoning youth” The Conversation 8th October 2015
“The Gambia keeps dream of deepening democracy in Africa alive” The Conversation, 6th December 2016
“Why there may be a silver lining to Ali Bongo’s power grab in Gabon” The Conversation, 4th March 2018
“Why China’s removal of term limits is a gift to African despots” The Conversation, 8th March 2018
“Buhari and Trump: a chance to reset Nigeria’s relationship with the US” The Conversation, 26th April 2018
“Rapprochement between two leaders isn’t enough to fix Kenya’s deep divisions” The Conversation, 10th May 2018
Recent papers at Conferences, Workshops & Seminars
‘The Politics of Term Limits in Africa’, The Presence of the Past? Africa in the Twenty First Century, International Conference hosted by the ASAUK at University of Central Lancaster, 11th September 2008.
‘Teaching Political Science in China’, American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference, Baltimore, 6th- 8th February 2009.
‘Understanding the Politics of Term Limits in Africa’, New York Political Science Association Conference, John Jay College, New York, 24th-25th April 2009.
Conference Organizer and Chair/Discussant, International Conference on China’s 30 years of Opening up and Reform, Continuities and Change, University of Nottingham, Ningbo 16th-18th September 2009.
Key Note Address
‘Quality Assurance and staff Development, The University of Nottingham Experience,’ China Annual National Education Reform Conference, Xi’an China December 2009
‘Examining Rwanda’s 2008 Parliamentary and 2010 presidential elections, is the jury still out’? ASUK Biennial Conference, St Anthony’s College, University of Oxford 16th-19th September 2010
‘Revisiting Rwanda’s democratic transition credentials’ African Diaspora and Diasporas in Africa: 53rd African Studies Annual Meeting, San Francisco November 18-21 2010
Panel Chair, Panel: Elections and Political Parties, African Diaspora and Diasporas in Africa: 53rd African Studies Annual Meeting: Westin st. San Francisco November 18-21 2010
Panel Chair, 50 years of African Liberation, 54th African Studies Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 16th- 19th 2011
‘Examining Rwanda’s Democratisation-Development Debate’ Integrating Global Society Workshop, University of Nottingham, 27th January 2012
‘When democracy killed: Revisiting the Rwanda Genocide narrative’ African Studies Association (UK) Conference: University of Leeds, September 6-8th 2012
‘Rwanda Genocide and the vagaries of democracy’ 55th Annual African Studies Association (USA) conference, Research Frontiers in the Study of Africa: Philadelphia, 29th November – 1st December 2012.
“Bonjour,? oh no we speak English: Rwanda’s Peace Building and the Politics of Language” The Politics of International Diffusion: Regional and Global Dimension, International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, 3rd-6th April 2013
Invited speaker, ‘Balloting Rwanda and the Democratic Question’ Indaba African Studies Speakers Series, Princeton University, 16th October 2013
Invited speaker, ‘Lost In translation’: Understanding Rwanda’s linguistic shift, Fung Global Speakers Series, Princeton University, 27th February 2014
Post-Colonial Legacies of Colonialism Conference, “The Past, Present and the Future: Examining Rwanda’s “Relanguaging””, Language and Colonialism Workshop, Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, New York University, New York, 4th -5th April 2014.
“Relanguaging the state: Rwanda’s Post conflict reconstruction gambit” Rethinking Violence, Reconstruction and Reconciliation, African Studies Association (USA) Annual Conference, 20th -23rd November 2014, Indianapolis: Indiana
“Speaking the language of the world: Standardizing English language use in Rwanda” Language and Authority: The authority of Standardization workshop, Princeton International and Studies, Princeton University, February 26th to 27th February 2015.