j. Siguru Wahutu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology Department of the University of Minnesota. He previously was the 2013-2014 and the 2015 Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellow in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (University of Minnesota). His research interests are in the fields of Sociology of Media, Sociology of Knowledge, Genocide, Mass Violence, Ethnicity, Human Rights and Collective Memory. His dissertation research is a cross-national comparative analysis of media reporting about mass violence in Darfur in newspapers of different African countries, with a comparative view at global north reporting. His research has appeared in academic journals such as Media, Culture and Society, African Affairs and Global Media and Communication.