Frank Chalk, Ph.D.

Professor Frank Chalk is Founding Co-Director of Canada’s Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University, where he teaches courses on the history and sociology of genocide, the Holocaust, and the history of United States’ foreign relations.

His current research is focused on mobilizing the Will to Intervene (W2I) to prevent mass atrocities in cooperation with Senator Roméo A. Dallaire; radio broadcasting in the incitement and prevention of violations of human rights; and spearheading a project on the life stories of Montrealers who escaped from persecution and mass atrocity crimes.

Prof. Chalk is the co-author, with Prof. Kurt Jonassohn, of The History and Sociology of Genocide: Analyses and Case Studies (Yale University Press, 1990). He has lectured and presented papers on genocide at conferences and universities around the world including the Prosecution Staff of the International Criminal Tribunal on the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda at The Hague.

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