Faculty, Graduate Students Meet With UN Genocide Prevention Office Delegates

March 23, 2018: Global Affairs Professor Alexander Hinton and Global Affairs graduate students Lillian Hussong and Willa-Rae Culpepper visited the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsiblity to Protect on Friday, March 23, 2018 in New York City.   The group met with delegates to discuss the launch of the Rutgers University Genocide & Atrocity Prevention (GAP) Program at Rutgers University, whose mission is to monitor and provide factual and scholarly information about emerging and ongoing situtations in which genocide and atrocity crimes are taking place. Additionally, the group spoke about collaborating with the UN Genocide Prevention Office next year.

Dr. Hinton is a professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University - Newark. Hussong is a PhD Candidate and holds the Simon Reich Fellowship for Research in Global Governance. Culpepper is a PhD student and holds the Yale R. Ferguson Fellowship for Innovation in Global Affairs.  Dr. Hinton, Hussong, and Culpepper are founding members of GAP along with Nela Navarro (Associate Director of the Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide & Human Rights), Rosalia Gambino (Rutgers English MA Candiate and incoming DGA PhD student), Veenit Singh (Rutgers undergraduate student) and Zala Jalili (Rutgers alumna). 

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