Erin Jessee

2011, Humanities PhD

Project Title: Inscribed Intent: Genocidal Symbolic Violence and Social Death in the Aftermath of the Rwandan and Bosnian Genocides.

Erin has been appointed a permanent Lecturer in the Department of History at Strathclyde University in Glasgow where she joins the team at the Scottish Oral History Centre. Her research continues to focus on post-conflict societies, particularly Rwanda, Uganda, and Bosnia. Visit her website at:

Selected Publications:

JESSEE, Erin. 2012. “Conducting fieldwork in Rwanda”. Revue canadienne d'études du développement, vol. 33, numéro 2, 2012.

JESSEE, Erin. “The Limits of Oral History: Ethics and Methodology amid Highly Politicized Research Settings.” Oral History Review 38, 2 (2011): 287-307.

JESSEE, Erin, Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI, and Steven HIGH, “Oral History’s ‘Deep Dark Secret’: Conceptual Challenges in the Development of the Stories Matter Database Software,” FQS: Forum Qualitative Social Research (2010).

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