Ernesto Verdeja is an Associate Professor of Peace Studies and Global Politics in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame.
He publishes on the causes and prevention of genocide and mass atrocities, genocide and mass atrocities early warning, social media disinformation and violence, transitional justice, political reconciliation, trials and truth commissions, and artificial intelligence and violence early warning.
Verdeja is the executive director of the Institute for the Study of Genocide, a non-profit organization founded in 1982 to promote research and policy analysis on the causes and prevention of genocide and political violence. He also regularly consults on mass atrocity early warning and prevention and on political reconciliation with various governments and nongovernmental organizations.
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– )
Kellogg Fulbright US Scholar Jaimie Bleck Addresses Engagement with Democracy in West Africa
Sep 15, 2023
With democracy and threats to it undoubtedly one of the world’s most pressing global challenges, the focus of Kellogg Faculty Fellow Jaimie Bleck’s Fulbright term was on strategies for engagement with democracy among young people in West Africa.