Erik Doxtader is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town and Professor of Rhetoric at the University of South Carolina in the United States. He has published numerous books and essays on transitional justice, the dynamics of reconciliation, and the discourse of human rights. His recent books include In the Balance: South Africans Debate Reconciliation and With Faith in the Works of Words: The Beginnings of Reconciliation in South Africa. Currently, he is completing a book, entitled The Barbarism of Transitional Justice, and undertaking a collaborative three-year project, supported by the Australian Research Council, on resistance to reconciliation in Australia, South Africa, and Northern Ireland. He lives in Columbia, South Carolina, and Cape Town, South Africa.
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