Timothy Longman "serves as Director of the African Studies Center and is Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science. Prior to arriving at BU, he taught for twelve years at Vassar College. He has also taught in the International Human Rights Exchange at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and at the National University of Rwanda. From 1995-96, Dr. Longman served as director of the field office of Human Rights Watch in Rwanda. He has subsequently served as a consultant for HRW, the International Center for Transitional Justice, USAID, and the State Department in Rwanda, Burundi, and Congo.
"Dr. Longman is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters and of the book /Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda/, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. His work focuses primarily on religion and politics, human rights, ethnic identity and politics, and gender and politics. His work focuses primarily on Rwanda, Burundi, and Congo." 
Resources and articles
- Timothy Longman, African Studies Center, accessed March 24, 2010.