Mamdani, Mahmood
Posted Oct 7, 2005

Born: ?
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Uganda
Executive summary: When Victims Become Killers

Third-generation East African of Indian ancestry born in Uganda, but exiled from that country twice because of his heritage and political beliefs. After receiving a PhD at Harvard in 1974, he is now the director of the Institute for African Studies at Columbia University.

Wife: Mira Nair (film director, b. 1957 India)
Son: Zohran (b. 1991)

  University: BA, University of Pittsburgh (1967)
  University: MA and MALD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (1969)
  University: PhD, Harvard University (1974)

  Indian Ancestry

Author of books:
Citizen and Subject (1-Apr-1996)
When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda (1-May-2001)
Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America The Cold War, and the Roots of Terror (20-Apr-2004)