Karegeye is Assistant Professor in the French and Francophone Studies Department at
Macalester College. Trained in Social ethics, philosophy, African Linguistics and
literary analysis and theory, he specializes in African literature. His research focuses
on the 1994 Rwandan genocide in literature in dialogue with ethical, political and
philosophical discourses. 

Karegeye is the co-founder of IGSC (the Interdisciplinary Genocide Studies Center) in
Kigali, Rwanda. He has organized or co-organized several major conferences about the
Rwandan genocide and the arts, including one with the School of Theater at the California
Institute of the Arts, the International Writers' Program at the University of Iowa
and the University of Iowa Theater Department. 

Karegeye is currently a doctoral candidate in the French Department at the University of
California, Berkeley. His dissetation, entitled "Rwanda: Ecritures de temoignage et
eclatement de l'instance narrative" [Rwanda: Testimonial Writings and the
Shattering of Narrative Voice], is an analysis of both fictional and non-fictional
narratives written in response to the Rwandan genocide. 

Karegeye has published several works, including three edited books, numerous chapters in
books and more than thirty articles published in international journals. 

EDUCATION: B.A., Institut de Philosophie Saint Pierre Canisius (Kinshasa/D.R. Congo);
B.A., Hekima College (Nairobi, Kenya); M.A., University of California, Berkeley. 

Karegeye has been teaching at Macalester College since 2009. 



Children in Armed Conflicts, Guest Editor, Peace Review (2012)

Contributions to Books


Religion, Politics, and Genocide in Rwanda, After Violence: Religion, Trauma and Reconciliation (2012)

Rwanda: L'inscription du bourreau dans les récits de témoignage, J'ai tué: Violence guerrière et fiction (2010)


Remember: eyes on the back of the head, Brown University, Theatre Arts & Performance Studies (2010)

Guhahamuka – Trauma, Testimony, and Art, Arts in the One World, California Institute of the Arts (2010)