Douglas Irvin-Erickson is Assistant Professor at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University, where he serves as director of the Raphaël Lemkin Genocide Prevention Program. He is the author of books, chapters, and articles on genocide, religion and violence, human security, international criminal law, and political theory. His recent books include Raphaël Lemkin and the Concept of Genocide and Building and Architecture for Peace in the United States (forthcoming). He is currently writing a second book on successful genocide prevention efforts. Irvin-Erickson is a Senior Fellow with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, a Board Member of the Institute for the Study of Genocide, and a member of the editorial board of Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal. He has worked in DR Congo, Burundi, Cambodia, Myanmar, Ukraine, and Argentina among other places, and has consulted for several governments. He holds a Ph.D. in Global Affairs and an M.A. in English Literature from Rutgers University, in Newark, NJ, USA.
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