Ernesto Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

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Ernesto Verdeja (@ErnestoVerdeja) is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. He has published on political reconciliation, transitional justice, the causes of genocide and mass atrocities, and mass atrocities early warning.

He is currently the Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Genocide, a non-profit founded in 1982 to promote research and policy analysis on the causes and prevention of genocide and political violence. He regularly consults with governments and human rights organizations on mass atrocity prevention and political reconciliation. Verdeja received his Ph.D. in political science from the New School for Social Research in New York City. Visit his website here.