Dr. Kjell Anderson is a jurist and social scientist specialising in the legal and social aspects of mass violence, holds a doctorate in international human rights law from the National University of Ireland. He also holds master’s degrees in international human rights law and international conflict resolution. His doctoral research focussed on the criminology of genocide, particularly the relationship between state structures and the motivations of individual perpetrators. He has undertaken human rights work in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bosnia, Cambodia, Fiji, New Caledonia, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. Anderson is formerly a lecturer in the Genocide Studies and Prevention Master’s Program at the National University of Rwanda.