Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
Dr. Gregory H. Stanton is Research Professor of Genocide Studies and Prevention at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Stanton is the Founder and President of Genocide Watch, Founder and Director of the Cambodian Genocide Project, and Founder and Chair of the International Alliance to End Genocide, the world’s first anti-genocide coalition. From 1992 to 1999 Dr. Stanton served in the US State Department, where he drafted the United Nations Security Council resolutions that created the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Since leaving the State Department, Dr. Stanton has been involved in the UN – Cambodian government negotiations that created the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, for which he drafted internal rules of procedure and evidence. Dr. Stanton has served on the Faculty of the Salzburg Global Seminar fellowship meeting on “Preventing Genocide and Mass Violence: What can be learned from history?“, 2009. He holds degrees from Oberlin College, Harvard Divinity School, Yale Law School, and a doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of Chicago.