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Herbert Hirsch

Herbert Hirsch

Political Science

Office: Moseley House, Room 203
Phone: (804) 828-8052
Email: hhirsch@vcu.edu


B.A., Concord College, 1963
M.A., Villanova University, 1965
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1968


American government, Vietnam, genocide, the Holocaust, human rights

Research interests

Genocide and human rights


Hirsch has lectured on genocide in Australia, Germany, Ireland, England, Sweden and other countries, as well throughout the U.S. He has worked with the Fourth International Stockholm Forum on preventing genocide and is a member of many groups, including the International Association of Genocide Scholars.

Selected publications

Anti-Genocide: Building an American Movement to Prevent Genocide. Praeger (2002).

Genocide and the Politics of Memory. University of North Carolina Press (1995).