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Kjell Anderson


Assistant Professor


Dr. Kjell Anderson is a jurist and social scientist who studies human rights, mass violence and mass atrocities. He has worked in Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Netherlands and Ireland. His current research focuses on perpetrators of international crimes, the criminology of genocide, transitional justice, and the Dominic Ongwen trial at the International Criminal Court.


Anderson, Kjell. 2022. “Genocide against the Êzidîs in Iraq: The Sinjār Massacre and Its Aftermath.” In The Oxford Handbook of Atrocity Crimes, edited by Barbora Holá, Hollie Nyseth Nzitatira, and Maartje Weerdesteijn, 0. Oxford University Press.

Anderson, Kjell. 2021. The Dilemma of Dominic Ongwen: A Child Soldier on Trial. Genocide, Political Violence, and Human Rights Series. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.,

Anderson, Kjell Follingstad, and Erin Jessee, eds. 2020. Researching Perpetrators of Genocide. Critical Human Rights. University of Wisconsin Pres.

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