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Marcel Kitissou

Marcel Kitissou, a historian and political scientist, is a member of the public policy faculty at Union Institute and University (Cincinnati, Ohio) and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for African Development, Cornell. He has served as a Senior Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Global Studies at George Mason University and has been a Faculty Director for the Global Humanitarian Action and International Development internship programs, also at George Mason. He was the Executive Director of the Africa Faith and Justice Network in Washington, DC. and is the founder of the Peace Education and Conflict Ethos (PEACE) Institute at the State University of New York, Oswego. He directed a regional school of journalism in Lome and was Associate Director of the National School of Public Administration in Togo. He has published widely on security issues and the politics of water in Africa. Dr. Kitissou earned a doctoral degree in contemporary History from the University of Bordeaux in France and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Syracuse University. His most recent research has focused on development issues concerning water management, conflict resolution, and relations among ethnic groups.