Frank Chalk

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Professor Frank Chalk (Ph.D., History, University of Wisconsin) "has published widely on the subject of genocide, and is the co-author, with Prof. Kurt Jonassohn, of The History and Sociology of Genocide: Analyses and Case Studies (Yale University Press, 1990). He has lectured and presented papers on genocide at conferences and universities around the world and before the Prosecution Staff of the International Criminal Tribunal on the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda at The Hague. He has served as President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (June 1999-June 2001), and is a past president of the Canadian Association of African Studies. He is the Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the history and sociology of genocide, the Holocaust, and the history of United States foreign relations. During his sabbatical leave in the academic year 2000-2001, Professor Chalk was a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC.

"Professor Chalk's most recent publications include chapters on "Hate Radio in Rwanda," published in The Path of A Genocide: The Rwanda Crisis from Uganda to Zaire, Howard Adelman and Astri Suhrke, editors (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Press, 1999) and "Radio Broadcasting in the Incitement and Interdiction of Gross Violations of Human Rights, including Genocide," in Genocide: Essays Toward Understanding, Early Warning, and Prevention, Roger Smith, editor (Association of Genocide Scholars, 1999). Together with Dinah Shelton, Howard Adelman, Alexander Kiss, and William Schabas, he was an editor of the three-volume Macmillan USA (Thomson Gale) Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, which was published in November 2004." [1]

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  1. Frank Chalk, The Global Conference on the Prevention of Genocide, accessed December 17, 2007.
  2. Directors and Advisors, Genocide Watch, accessed April 15, 2008.
  3. Who we are, Aegis Trust, accessed May 31, 2010.