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Alexander C. Alvarez Northern Arizona University, USA

Alex Alvarez, PhD, is a professor in the department of criminology and criminal justice at

Northern Arizona University. From 2001 until 2003, he was the founding director of the

Martin-Springer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust, Tolerance, and Humanitarian Values.

In 2017–2018, he served as the Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Holocaust and

Genocide Studies at Stockton University. His first book, Governments, Citizens, and Genocide,

was published by Indiana University Press in 2001. His other books include Murder American

Style (2002), Genocidal Crimes (2009), Native America and the Question of Genocide (2014), and

Unsteady Ground: Climate Change, Conflict, and Genocide (2017). He has also served as an editor

for the journal Violence and Victims, was a founding coeditor of the journal Genocide Studies

and Prevention, and is an editor for Genocide Studies International. He has been invited to speak

and present his research across North America and Europe.