Dr. Emmanuel Kisiangani joined the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) on 15 November 2010 as a Senior Researcher in the African Conflict Prevention Programme (ACCP), Pretoria Office. Before joining ISS, Dr. Kisiangani worked as a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue's Africa Program and had previously worked in various research and teaching capacities in South Africa and Kenya. He holds a Ph.D in Political Studies and International Relations from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, a MA in Diplomacy and International Studies from the University of Nairobi (Kenya) and a BA Hons (Philosophy and Linguistics) from Egerton University (Kenya). Dr Kisiangani is the author of Transitional Justice and Conflict Transformation, a Tenable Nexus? The Case of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (VDM Verlag: Saarbrucken, 2010) and has also published widely in his areas of interest which include; Transitional Justice and Human Rights, Conflict Management and Peace building, Political Governance, Africa's International Relations and Diplomatic Discourse.