Former Associate Research Fellow, African Studies Center

Research interests:

  • Conflicts and security in the Great Lakes region, Central and West Africa
  • Post-conflict, reconstruction, and peace studies
  • Regional economic cooperation
  • Transborder dynamics
  • Regional integration infrastructures 
  • Natural resources management 


Cyril Musila is a former Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's African Studies Center. 

Cyril Musila holds a PhD in Social Sciences from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris), and teaches African Conflict Geopolitics and Peace Research at the Université Catholique de Paris. He has also gained international experience working as an expert for the African Union and as a Program Coordinator at OECD and UNECA.

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