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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - African history and the Portuguese-speaking world - Religion, Christian missionaries, and Islam - Civil wars, conflict resolution, negotiations and mediation


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Personal profile


Eric Morier-Genoud is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton (USA), where he completed his PhD on the Politics of the Roman Catholic Church in colonial Mozambique. He joined Queen's University in September 2008, having spent the previous six years as a research and teaching fellow at the Universities of Oxford, Lausanne and Basel (Switzerland). 

Research Statement

My main research interests are in the history and politics of Africa, the Portuguese-speaking world, nationalism, religion, Christian missions, war and conflict transformation. I am currently working on the  diary of emperor Gungunhane's medical doctor (1891-1895) and on the history of the contemporary jihadi insurgency in northern Mozambique.



HIS1001 HIstory and Historians. Contested Pasts

HIS2061 - Nationalism and Liberation in 20th Century Africa

HIS3099 - Modernity in Missions. Overseas Christian Expansion, 1858-1980s

MHY7089 - Case Studies in History

MHY7090Pathways Through History




Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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