College of Humanities


Welcome Our New Faculty Tina Beyene!

August 6, 2018

Tina Beyena

Professor Beyene is an interdisciplinary scholar with research and teaching interests in gender-based violence, African conflict zones and human rights law; postcolonial studies; transnational feminism; African feminist movements; and critical development studies. Her work on conflict zones examines the colonial underpinnings of the mass rape of Tutsi women in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. While western feminist human rights legal scholars largely view gender-based violence (GBV) in conflict zones as a continuum of patriarchal violence, Professor Beyene argues  Read more


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