Caption: Scott Straus, assistant professor of political science, is author of two new books about Rwanda. "The Order of Genocide: Race, Power, and War in Rwanda," a scholarly investigation of the Rwandan genocide, is forthcoming from Cornell University Press. The documentary book "Intimate Enemy," from Zone Books, includes transcripts of interviews Straus conducted with jailed Rwandan perpetrators and photographs taken by photojournalist Robert Lyons. Before starting in academia, Straus was a free-lance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Photo by: Michael Forster Rothbart
Date: February 2006