Jay Carney is assistant professor of church history and global Christianity at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. His research has focused on the modern Catholic experience in Africa, particularly the Great Lakes region (e.g., Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo). He is also interested in the theology and history of Christian social reconciliation, political theology, and the history of Christian missions. He is author of Rwanda Before the Genocide: Catholic Politics and Ethnic Discourse in the Late Colonial Era (Oxford University Press, 2013).
James Jay Carney