Arsene Brice Bado
Assistant Professor of Politial Science
Fr. Arsène Brice Bado, sj, Ph.D., is a Jesuit from Burkina Faso, West Africa Jesuit Province.…
He is the Deputy Director of the Institute of Dignity and Human Rights at the Centre de Recherche et d’Action pour la Paix (CERAP) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Prior to his time at CERAP, Bado was a Southern Voices Network Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, from September to November 2015. He was also a visiting researcher at Yale University during the 2014-2015 academic year. His research interests include democracy, ethnic pluralism, conflict analysis, forcibly displaced persons, electoral processes in conflict ridden societies, and foreign aid in Africa. His publications have appeared in the Journal of International Migration and Integration, Revue Études, Revue Relations, Débats-Courrier d’Afrique de l’Ouest, and La Civiltà Cattolica. In addition, he has contributed chapters to several books; he has also edited in 2015 a book on Dynamiques des guerres civiles en Afrique. Une approche holiste. He holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Philosophy, Socio-Anthropology, and Theology, and Master’s Degrees in Social Ethics, International Human Rights Law, and Sociology and Anthropology. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from Laval University in Canada. He is currently the 2017-2018 holder of the Anna and Donald Waite Endowed Chair at Creighton University.