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This innovative certificate program offers an opportunity to explore graduate level scholarship in the growing fields of comparative genocide, conflict studies and human rights. Offered in conjunction with the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the history department, the interdisciplinary academic program explores issues ranging from the cultural, historical, and theoretical impact of the Holocaust to more recent genocides in throughout the world including Latin America, Southeast Asia, East Africa and Southeastern Europe.

Grounded in a deep commitment the research and pedagogy of human rights, the certificate program brings participants face-to-face with the urgent theoretical questions surrounding genocide, including the political, economic, cultural, social, and psychological causes and expanding into recent efforts at national and international efforts at reciprocity, reconciliation, and prevention.


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Whether you want to learn more about courses, faculty members or general program information, get in touch with graduate program coordinator Chris Mauriello to see what this program has to offer you.

Interested in learning more about graduate school at Salem State? Visit our graduate admissions events page for upcoming events and graduate admissions counselor appointments.

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