Eric Stover

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Eric Stover is Director of the Human Rights Center and Adjunct Professor of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the Human Rights Watch Asia Advisory Committee.

"He was the Executive Director of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) until December 1995. Since 1993, he has severed on several medicolegal investigations as an "Expert on Mission" to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. In March and April 1995, he conducted a survey of mass graves throughout Rwanda for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. In June 1984, Mr. Stover testified for the prosecution at the trial of leaders of the military junta which ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983.

"In the early 1990s, Stover and a British deminer, Rae McGrath, undertook research on the social and medical consequences of land mines in Cambodia and other developing countries. Stover is the author of numerous books, reports, and articles on medicine and human rights, including The Graves: Srebrenica and Vukovar (with photographer Gilles Peress), Witnesses from the Grave: The Stories Bones Tell (Little, Brown, Inc.), The Breaking of Bodies and Minds: Torture, Psychiatric Abuse, and the Health Professions (W.H. Freeman); Medicine Under Siege in the former Yugoslavia 1991 -1995 (Physicians for Human Rights); and Landmines: A Deadly Legacy (Physicians for Human Rights and Human Rights Watch). His articles and photographs have appeared in the Smithsonian, The New York Times, Science, The Washington Post,, New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association, New Scientist and other professional journals. In 1992, he wrote and co-produced a NOVA-WGBH documentary on the search for the graves of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in Bolivia." [1]

Is the Director of the Human Rights Center of the University of California.

His wife is Pamela Blotner.

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Affiliated Faculty, Institute of International Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.
  2. Editors and Editorial Board, Human Rights Quarterly, accessed March 22, 2010.
  3. Editorial Board, International Journal of Transitional Justice, accessed April 8, 2010.

External links

  • "Biography", University of California, Accessed December 2006.