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Marie Grace Kagoyire Gasinzigwa

Former Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar


    September 25, 2023 — December 15, 2023

    Professional affiliation

    Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, under the Chair for Historical Trauma and Transformation, Stellenbosch University

    Full Biography

    Marie Grace Kagoyire Gasinzigwa is a Ph.D. candidate in the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Her work experiences centred on mental health and psychosocial support in post conflict society. Her research interest focuses on understanding how young Rwandans descending of genocide perpetrators and survivors make sense of the traumatic past and envision their future role in making the genocide never again a reality. The effects of genocide among women survivors of rape, intergenerational legacies of the genocide, and intersection between intergenerational trauma and reconciliation among second-generation in Rwanda are among some of her publications. She was a Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar for the Fall 2023 term in Washington, DC.