Author: Phil Clark
Phil Clark is a Reader in Comparative and International Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He was previously the co-founder and convenor of Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) at the University of Oxford. He specialises in conflict and post-conflict issues in Africa, particularly questions of peace, justice, truth, reconciliation and forgiveness. His latest book is the The Gacaca Courts, Post-Genocide Justice and Reconciliation in Rwanda: Justice without Lawyers (Cambridge University Press) and he is currently finishing a book on the politics of the International Criminal Court in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr. Clark also directs the Aegis Trust research, policy and higher education programme in Rwanda, funded by the UK Department for International Development. He holds a DPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.