Colin Thomas-Jensen Colin Thomas-Jensen is a researcher and advisor on conflict prevention in Africa

Colin Thomas-Jensen is an independent consultant who works on peace and security, conflict prevention, and curbing human rights abuses in sub-Saharan Africa. He was previously the Senior Policy Advisor to the Enough Project at the Center for American Progress, where he oversaw Enough’s policy work and field research on Sudan, Chad, DR Congo, the Lord's Resistance Army, and the Horn of Africa. Colin has also worked as the Africa Research and Advocacy Manager at the International Crisis Group and as an information officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where he served on the humanitarian response team for Darfur. He has written for Foreign Affairs on U.S. policy in the Horn of Africa and authored or co-authored numerous reports, essays, and commentaries on African politics.