Ernesto Verdeja holds a joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. He is the author of Unchopping a Tree: Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Political Violence (Temple University Press, 2009). His work has been published in many journals, and Verdeja is also coeditor of volumes on peacebuilding and social movements, the field of genocide studies, and the international politics of genocide. He is currently working on a book project on comparative genocide. Verdeja also co-directs a project mapping state security force structures around the world.
Theories of post-conflict reconciliation, justice and forgiveness; official apologies and reparations; comparative genocide; contemporary political theory
Causes and patterns of contemporary genocide, mass atrocity early warning, and risk assessment.
Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Genocide (2016– )
Vederja Defines Genocide in the Circumstance of Ukraine
Apr 6, 2022
Faculty Fellow Ernesto Verdeja explains the definition and severity of genocide
Verdeja Questioned about Putin’s War Crimes
Mar 9, 2022
Faculty Fellow Ernesto Verdeja was interviewed by the Insider to inquire if the International Criminal Court will put Putin on trial.