Lee Ann Fujii, University of Toronto

What Explains Violent Display? Comparing Lethal Episodes in Bosnia, Rwanda, and the United States

Date: 
Tue, 04/07/2015
Location: 
Princeton University, 301 Marx Hall
Audience: 
By Invitation Only


Light dinner provided for those who RSVP in advance to jrivkin@princeton.edu

Lee Ann Fujii is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto.  Her research interests include: Political violence, ethnicity and race, African politics (especially Rwanda and the Great Lakes), and field methods. She is the author of Killing Neighbors: Webs of violence in Rwanda (Cornell University Press, 2009) and is currently researching her second book, which is on local involvement in violence in three very different sites of killing (Bosnia, Rwanda, and the United States).  Her articles have appeared in the Perspectives on Politics, Journal of Peace Research, and Qualitative Research, among other venues. Her work has been supported by SSHRC, the United States Institute of Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Fulbright, NCEEER, and the Russell Sage Foundation. She is currently a Ford fellow. Prior to joining UTM, she was Assistant Professor of Political Science at the George Washington University.