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Eustache Zigashane

Eustache Zigashane
Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • Political and Economic Sociology
  • Inequality, Conflict and Development Nexus
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


Eustache Zigashane is a Sociology Doctoral Student affiliated with the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University (ConDev) and working with Dr. Harland Prechel, his advisor from the Sociology Department. Before joining TAMU, he completed a two-year conflict management project in the Bas-Uele province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (2018-2020), where he was responsible for developing and overseeing the timely and effective implementation of activities. In partnership with ConDev and the Congo Peace Center, the Stabilization Reconstruction Plan for the Eastern Congo (STAREC) and the World Bank/Social Fund of the DR. Congo (FSRDC), he constructed a detailed mapping to provide a basis for a conflict management and peace plan for the Bas-Uele province. Prior to his field experience in the Bas-Uele province of the DR Congo, Eustache earned an MA degree in Peace Studies and International Relations from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi, Kenya, and a BA in Philosophy from the Loyola University of Congo in Kinshasa.