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Erica Bornstein is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of the International Studies Program at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Ann Marie Clark is Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Andrew Coleman is the project officer for genocide prevention and human rights in the office of Lt. Gen. the Honorable Roméo Dallaire, Ret'd, Senator, as well as a Juris Doctor student in his last year of study. He has a Masters of Arts in Conflict Studies, with a specialty in the responsibility to protect and the prevention of mass atrocities generally. He contributed to the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect's 2010 statement at the United Nations General Assembly's informal and interactive debate on the responsibility to protect, and has been published internationally on the responsibility to protect and other issues of peace and security.

The Honorable Roméo Dallaire had a distinguished career in the Canadian military, achieving the rank of Lieutenant-General. He served as Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda in 1993-1994. His experiences there became the subject of the book Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda. He currently serves as a Canadian senator. His most recent book, They Fight Like Soldiers; They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers, introduces the Child Soldier phenomenon and solutions to eradicate it, a mission to which Lt. Gen. Dallaire has committed the rest of his life (

Alexander Dukalskis recently completed his Ph.D. in political science and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is currently lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and visiting scholar at Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights. His research interests include authoritarianism, transitional justice, and international human rights norms. His current project examines authoritarian ideologies in Burma/Myanmar and North Korea. His published work appears in the Journal of Peace Research, International Studies Review, Communist & Post-Communist Studies, and Democratization.

Mark Gibney is the Belk Distinguished Professor at UNC-Asheville and the author of the recently published book Watching Human Rights: The 101 Best Films (Paradigm 2013).

Marlies Glasius is a Professor in International Relations at the Department of Politics, University of Amsterdam and IKV Special Chair in Citizen Action in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations, Free University, Amsterdam. In 2012 she was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) in Wassenaar and Visiting Professor [End Page 812] at the Université Catholique de Louvain. Her research interests include the theory and practice of global civil society, international criminal justice, human security and authoritarian rule. She is the author of The International Criminal Court: A Global Civil Society Achievement (2006) and recent articles on international criminal justice in African Affairs, European Journal of International Law and International Journal of Transitional Justice.

Wendy Guns is a Researcher and Lecturer at Hogeschool Leiden and country coordinator USA at Amnesty International Netherlands. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom in 2010. She received an LL.M. from the University of Minnesota School of Law in 2002, and her M.A. in European Union and International Law at Tilburg University, Tilburg the Netherlands in 2001. This article is part of her Ph.D. thesis "The Problems and Possibilities of the Participation of Women in the Development of the UN Standards on the Rights of Women."

Robert C. Johansen is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, Senior Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and has held visiting appointments at Princeton and Harvard. He is author of The National Interest and the Human Interest (Princeton University Press), co-editor of The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace, and author of articles in Journal of Peace Research, World Politics, Human Rights Quarterly, Global Governance, and elsewhere. His research focuses on international norms, United Nations peace operations, and international enforcement of prohibitions of war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity, and crimes against the peace.

Satvinder Singh Juss is Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Transnational Legal...


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