Hadidja Nyiransekuye, Ph.D.
Dr. Hadidja Nyiransekuye is assistant professor at The University of North Texas, in the Department of Social Work. A native of Rwanda, Dr. Nyiransekuye received her MSW and PhD from the University Of Denver Graduate School Of Social Work and later her LCSW from Massachusetts. Her research interests are in the area of forced migration, African indigenous healing practices and issues of genocide and genocide prevention. Her publications include a memoir: The Lances were Looking Down: One Woman's path through the Rwandan Genocide to life in the States.
Dr. Nyiransekuye is a member of the council on Global Social Issues, a subcommittee of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and a member of the Refugee Congress, an initiative of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Dr. Nyiransekuye has taught courses in Social work at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts and courses in African and African American Studies at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. In recent years, Hadidja has served on the advisory board of the Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (CARS) and that of the Center for Urban Poverty at Bridgewater State University.
Dr. Nyiransekuye teaches HBSE I and Applied Social Welfare Policy II