Toussaint Kafarhire Murhula, S.J., is a Jesuit from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He earned a PhD in political science from Loyola University Chicago, an STL in social ethics from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, Santa Clara University, a B.A. in African theology from Hekima College and a B.A. in philosophy from the Facultés Saint Pierre Canisius (UniversitéLoyola du Congo). He currently lives and teach international relations at Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations in Nairobi, Kenya, where he also serves as Deputy Director. His research area concentrates on theories of development, postcolonial theories, Africa in the international relations, neoliberalism, the global public health policy, HIV/AIDS, and hermeneutics. He also is a literary critic and a published poet.