Stephen Buchanan-Clarke

Research Consultant and Peacebuilding Practitioner
South Africa

Stephen Buchanan-Clarke is a research consultant and peacebuilding practitioner at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) where he currently manages the Activating Reconciliation in the Central African Republic project. His areas of expertise include transitional justice, peace and security, and countering violent extremism. He has worked on both research and capacity building projects in Central African Republic, Burundi, Kenya, and Nigeria and written extensively on the topic of peace and security in Africa, with a particular focus on transnational security threats. He is a co-editor of the book Extremisms in Africa (2018) and regularly writes for a variety of media outlets.