Dr Deborah Mayersen

Lecturer in International and Political Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

LOCATION

Building 28, Room 117

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Deborah Mayersen is a Lecturer in International and Political Studies at the University of New South Wales Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Deborah's research expertise is in the field of genocide studies, including the Armenian genocide, the Rwandan genocide and genocide prevention. Her publications include On the Path to Genocide: Armenia and Rwanda Reexamined (Berghahn Books, 2014), and the edited volumes A Cultural History of Genocide in the Modern World (Bloomsbury, in-press), The United Nations and Genocide (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention(with Annie Pohlman, Routledge, 2013).   

Books

Mayersen D, 2014, On the path to genocide: Armenia and Rwanda reexamined

Book Chapters

Mayersen D, 2020, 'Victims', in Mayersen D (ed.), , Bloomsbury, London

Mayersen D, 2020, 'Introduction', in Mayersen D (ed.), , Bloomsbury, London

Mayersen D, 2020, 'The Quest for Justice after the Second World War', in Bartrop P (ed.), , Routledge, New York

Mayersen D, 2018, 'Education for Prevention', in Totten S (ed.), , Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD

Mayersen D, 2017, 'Faith after Genocide', in Marczak N; Shields K (ed.), , UTS epress, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/978-0-9945039-7-8

Mayersen D, 2017, '“So the World May Know All”: The Importance of Education for Genocide Prevention', in Totten S (ed.), , Routledge, New York

Mayersen D, 2016, 'Introduction', in Mayersen D (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 1 - 31

Mayersen D, 2016, 'United Nations Outreach Programmes and Genocide Prevention', in Mayersen D (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 210 - 230

Mayersen D, 2015, 'Rethinking Approaches to Prevention under the Responsibility to Protect: Agency and Empowerment within Vulnerable Populations.', in McLoughlin S (ed.), , Brill, Leiden, pp. 119 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004299870

Mayersen D, 2015, 'Deconstructing risk and developing resilience: The role of inhibitory factors in genocide prevention', in , pp. 277 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316154632.014

Mayersen D, 2013, 'Introduction', in Mayersen D; Pohlman A (ed.), , Routledge, New York

Mayersen D, 2013, '“Never Again” or Again and Again: The Genocide Convention, the Responsibility to Protect and Mass Atrocity Prevention', in Mayersen D; Pohlman A (ed.), , Routledge, New York

McLoughlin S; Mayersen D, 2013, 'Reconsidering Root Causes: A New Framework for the Structural Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities', in Ingelaere B; Parmentier S; Segaert B; Haers J (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 49 - 67

Mayersen D, 2007, 'Intermittent Intervention: Europe and the Precipitation of the Armenian Massacres of 1894-1896', in Koehne S; Mees B (ed.), , Australian Humanities Press, Unley, SA, pp. 247 - 270

Journal articles

Mayersen D; Dixon R; Lau S; Garner A; Burns P; Cameron A; Pascoe C; Szafraniec M, 2019, '“She Would Love That”: Identifying Community Needs in a Multisensory Environment', Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, vol. 13, pp. 39 - 49

Mayersen D, 2018, 'Teaching Human Rights Online: An Open Access Approach', International Journal of Human Rights Education, vol. 2

Mayersen D, 2018, 'The 1895-1896 Armenian Massacres in Harput: Eyewitness Accounts', Etudes Arméniennes Contemporaines, vol. 10, pp. 161 - 183

Mayersen D, 2018, 'Cockroaches, Cows and "Canines of the Hebrew Faith": Exploring Animal Imagery in Graphic Novels about Genocide', Genocide Studies and Prevention, vol. 12, pp. 165 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1911-9933.12.2.1486

Mayersen D, 2015, 'One hundred days of horror: Portraying genocide in Rwanda', Rethinking History, vol. 19, pp. 357 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13642529.2014.893665

Mayersen D, 2015, '‘Fraternity in diversity’ or ‘feudal fanatics’? Representations of ethnicity in Rwandan presidential rhetoric', Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 49, pp. 249 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0031322X.2015.1048980

Mayersen D, 2014, 'Rethinking Approaches to Prevention under the Responsibility to Protect', Global Responsibility to Protect, vol. 6, pp. 483 - 507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875984X-00604007

Mayersen D, 2014, ''Once Upon a Time There was a Wonderful Country': Representations of History in Rwanda', Australasian Review of African Studies, vol. 35, pp. 23 - 38

Mayersen D, 2013, 'Responding to Genocide: Mobilising Political Will in Australia', Australian Policy and History

Mayersen D, 2012, ''Deep Cleavages that Divide': The Origins and Development of Ethnic Violence in Rwanda', CRITICAL RACE AND WHITENESS STUDIES, vol. 8

Mayersen D, 2011, 'Current and Potential Capacity for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities within the United Nations System', Global Responsibility to Protect, vol. 3, pp. 197 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/187598411x575667

Mayersen D; Mcloughlin S, 2011, 'Risk and Resilience to Mass Atrocities in Africa: A Comparison of Rwanda and Botswana', Journal of Genocide Research, vol. 13, pp. 247 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14623528.2011.606687

Mayersen D, 2010, 'On the Timing of Genocide', Genocide Studies and Prevention, vol. 5, pp. 20 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/gsp.5.1.20

Mayersen D, 2001, 'Defining Genocide: Defining History', Eras Online Journal, vol. 1

Reports

Mayersen D, 2018, Building Resilience to Genocide: Ten Practical Measures, Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliaton, New York