Melchisedek Chetima, Gordon F. Henderson Post-Doctoral Fellow 2017-2018

Melchisedek Chetima - Gordon F. Henderson Post-doctoral Fellow 2017-2018

The HRREC is pleased to welcome Melchisedek Chetima, new Gordon F. Henderson Post-Doctoral Fellow 2017-2018.

Melchisedek Chetima, lecturer at the University of Maroua in Cameroon, holds a Ph.D. from Université Laval. Before joining the HRREC, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for African Studies Basel and affiliated with the African Studies Centre Leiden.

Through his affiliation with the HRREC, Melchisedek will work on the important issue of understanding the link between the historical establishment of slavery and the movement Boko Haram in the countries of the Chad Bassin (Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger).

Melchisedek’s office is located at the Human Right Research and Education Centre (Fauteux Hall, 5th floor, FTX551). He can be reached by email at

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