Dr. rer. pol. 1982 University of Trier, FRG
Room 1144 Social Sciences
Knowledge; Law, Crime & Punishment; Human Rights; Comparative; Theory.
“Collective Representations and Memories of Atrocities after Judicial Intervention: Darfur in International Comparison.” NSF-funded research on representations of Darfur in eight Western countries, in light of transnational and national forces.
“Discourses on Darfur: Law, Science, Media” (with J. Hagan and J. Meierhenrich). Book project (Cambridge University Press); Rockefeller Foundation 2012 Bellagio conference of scholars, journalists, and human rights lawyers.
Crime and Human Rights: Criminology of Genocide and Atrocities. 2010. London: Sage.
American Memories: Atrocities and the Law with R. King. 2011. ASA Rose Monograph Series. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
“Franz Kafka: Bureaucracy, Law and Abuses of the ‘Iron Cage’.” 2011. Pp. 45-54 in Sociological Insights of Great Thinkers, edited by C. Edling and J. Rydgren, Oxford: Praeger.
“Globalization and States of Punishment.” 2011. Pp. 69-86. In Comparative Criminology and Globalization, edited by D. Nelken. Farnham: Ashgate.
“American Criminology Meets Collins: Theory of Intellectual Change and a Policy-Oriented Field” with S. Flood. 2011. Sociological Forum 26/1:21-44.
“Social & Intellectual Contexts of Criminology” with S. Flood. 2012. Oxford Bibliography Online, edited by R. Rosenfeld. Oxford University Press.
“Collective Representations of Atrocities and National Identity: The Case of Darfur” with H. Nyseth. 2012. Pp. 149-176 In Crossing Borders, Shifting Boundaries: National & Transnational Identities in Europe & Beyond edited by F. Hoellinger & M. Hadler. Frankfurt: Campus.
“Crime, Law, Deviance.” In press, 2012. In: The Handbook of Sociology and Human Rights, edited by D. Brunsma et al. Boulder, CO: Paradigm.