Dr. Douglas Irvin-Erickson is a political theorist and legal historian specializing in the 20th century history of international criminal law. He teaches classes on peace, conflict resolution, genocide prevention and human rights at George Mason University. He is a genocide prevention practitioner, who have worked in DR Congo, Burundi, Cambodia, Myanmar, Ukraine and Argentina for over a decade. His publications cut across the fields like, genocide, religion, and violence, human security, international criminal law and political theory. He directs the The Raphaël Lemkin Genocide Prevention Program at The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.