BA in philosophy and Shona (1994), BA in Philosophy (1995), MA in philosophy, University of Zimbabwe (1997). Patrick has been a teaching assistant and lecturer in philosophy at the University of Zimbabwe where he taught applied ethics and philosophy of religion. He has also held lectureships at the Arrupe Jesuit College of Philosophy and Humanities, United Theological College, and Christian College of Southern and Central Africa. Patrick has received research grants from the University of Zimbabwe for a study of language and politics, with a focus on hate speech in Zimbabwean politics, and has attended a peacebuilding workshop conducted by the Silveira House Peacebuilding Team. He is writing a dissertation on the humanitarian intervention and the crisis in Darfur at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.