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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

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

1996 …2023

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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 jihadi insurgency in northern Mozambique, on Irish missionaries in the world, and the history of African students at Queen's University Belfast.


Research Statement


  • HIS1001 History and Historians. Contested Pasts
  • HIS1002 The Long Road to Black Lives Matter
  • HIS2061 Nationalism and Liberation in 20th Century Africa
  • HIS3099 Modernity in Missions. Overseas Christian Expansion, 1858-1980s


  • MHY7089 Case Studies in History
  • MHY7090 Pathways Through History
  • CSJ7008   Conflict Mediation and Transformation
  • CSJ7001  Global Concepts and Practices of Conflict Transformation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development 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


  • DT Africa
  • history
  • AZ History of Scholarship The Humanities
  • BL Religion
  • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration


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