Discussion Papers Series
Born in Ghana, West Africa, Edward Kissi has been an Assistant Professor of history in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of South Florida (United States) since August 2003. Dr. Kissi was an Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral fellow in the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University (United States) from January 1998 to December 1999. He has published a number of articles on the history and politics of famine in Ethiopia, genocide and human rights in several academic journals. He participated in a seminar organized by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme on 8 November 2007: “From Kristallnacht to Today: How Do We Combat Hatred?" where he addressed the role of regional and local actors in the implementation of the doctrine “Responsibility to Protect”.