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J. (Joram) Tarusarira, Dr

Assistant Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding

Ph.D., 2015 - University of Leipzig, Germany

Dissertation title: Religio-political non-conformism, democratization and reconciliation in Zimbabwe. 

Master of Adult Education, 2012 – St Francis Xavier University, Canada

Master of Philosophy in Reconciliation Studies, 2009 – Trinity College Dublin at Belfast, Ireland

Master of Arts in Religious Studies (African Traditional Religion), 2005 – University of Zimbabwe 

B.A. Honors Degree in Religious studies, 2003 – University of Zimbabwe

Diploma in Development Leadership, Coady International Institute, St Francis Xavier University, Canada  July -Dec. 2006

Certificate in Advocacy and Citizen Engagement, Coady International Institute-St Francis Xavier University- Nov- Dec. 2006

Diploma in Philosophy – Zimbabwe (1997 - 1999)

Previous Employment

01.04.2015 – 31.08.2015

Post-Doctoral Fellow and Programme Coordinator, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, Friedrich-Schiller- Universität Jena, Germany

July to December 2014: Lead Consultant – National Healing, Peace and Reconciliation Policy Framework - Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe in partnership with Engagement der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Entwicklungshilfe (AGEH) : Civil Peace Service (Germany).


Employer – Silveira House –Jesuit Social Justice and Development Centre.

Position: Head of Department/Program Manager- Civic Education and Community Development


Employer – Silveira House –Jesuit Social Justice and Development Centre.

Position – Peace Building and Reconciliation Program Officer

2003 - 2008

Employer – Silveira House –Jesuit Social Justice and Development Centre

Position – Civic Education Program Officer

Committee Work

Editorial Committee member- Mukai/Vukani Jesuit Journal for Theological Reflections in Zimbabwe (2009-2010)

Chairperson –Silveira House Workers Committee- (2005-2006)

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