Marcel Uwineza

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Marcel Uwineza is a Rwandan Jesuit priest who holds a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) and a PhD in theology from Boston College, Jesuit University (USA). He is particularly interested in the relationship between the Church and human rights, religion and international politics. He has worked at the African Jesuit AIDS Network in Nairobi, Kenya. He also served at the Jesuit Refugee Service after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. He later ministered as pastor at Regina Pacis parish in Kigali, Rwanda. He has spoken at different universities including Boston University, Creighton University, Tufts University, Rivier University, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Boston College, Loyola Marymount, and most recently at the United Nations General Assembly. He is currently a senior lecturer at Hekima University College and the Dean of Students, Nairobi-Kenya. Uwineza holds degrees in Philosophy, African Studies, and Theology from the University of Zimbabwe, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Kenya), and Boston College (USA). He has published more than fifteen articles in scholarly journals. His upcoming book is entitled, Reinventing Theology in Post-Genocide Rwanda: Challenges and Hopes (to be published by Georgetown University Press). He is about to finish an MBA in Leadership and Management through York Saint John University (UK) to equip himself with some leadership theoretical and practical knowledge, and learn how to serve better now and in the years ahead.