Mr Jason Stearns
Published: 7 Oct 2016
Telephone: DRC +234 (0) 972 467 195
USA +1 203 584 4363
Jason Stearns has been working on the DR Congo since 2001. He first traveled to the Eastern Congo to volunteer for a human rights organization in Bukavu, after which he joined the UN peacekeeping mission for two years. He has also worked for the International Crisis Group, as the coordinator for the UN Group of Experts on the DR Congo, as well as for several other non-profit organizations. In 2011 he founded the Usalama Project, a non-profit research group that carries out in-depth investigative work on the Congo. He is the author of numerous articles and reports on the country, including the 2011 book Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: the Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa.