Peter Uvin

Peter Uvin, Ph.D.

Professor of Government

Areas of Expertise:
Burundi, Conflict resolution, Development, Food policy, Human Rights, NGO scaling up, Rwanda

Peter Uvin
(909) 621-8117
Athenaeum, Suite 225
  • Education
  • Awards and Affiliations
  • Research and Publications
Ph.D. in Political Science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Course certificate, International Graduate School, University of Stockholm, Sweden; Licence in Political Science, University of Ghent, Belgium; Licence in Diplomatic Science, University of Ghent, Belgium
  • Guggenheim Fellow (2006-2007)

  • African Studies Association Herskovits Award for the most outstanding book on Africa in 1998

  • Life After Violence: A People’s Story of Burundi. London, Zed books, 2008.

  • Human Rights and Development. West Hartford, Kumarian Press, 2004.

  • Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda. West Hartford, Kumarian Press, 1998. (translated in French as Aide complice? Aide au développement au Rwanda avant le génocide. Paris, L’Harmattan, 1999.)

  • The International Organization of Hunger. London, Kegan Paul/Columbia University Press, 1994.