Journal of Perpetrator Research

Ugur Ümit Üngör's picture
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Political History / Studies, Political Science

Dear all

With apologies for cross-posting.

We are delighted to announce the publication of the first issue of the Journal of Perpetrator Research (JPR). The journal is an inter-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal committed to promoting the scholarly study of perpetrators of mass killings, political violence, and genocide. 

The Editors are Dr Kara Critchell (University of Chester), Dr Susanne C. Knittel (Utrecht University), Dr Emiliano Perra (University of Winchester), Dr Uğur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University). The Advisory Board consists of Dr Stephanie Bird (UCL), Dr Tomislav Dulic (Uppsala University), Prof Mary Fulbrook (UCL), Prof Alexander Hinton (Rutgers University), Prof Dirk Moses (University of Sydney), Prof Alette Smeulers (University of Tilburg), Prof Sue Vice (University of Sheffield),  Prof James Waller (Keene State College).

JPR is published yearly by Winchester University Press. The whole issue as well as individual articles can be downloaded at the journal’s url:

If you would like to be kept up-to-date with the journal, please feel free to register as a reader (

With this message we would also like to invite submissions from prospective authors on any of the topics covered by the journal. Instructions and editorial guidelines can be found on JPR’s website.

We hope you will enjoy reading this first issue and please feel free to disseminate among interested friends and colleagues.

Best wishes

Kara Critchell

Susanne Knittel

Emiliano Perra

Uğur Ümit Üngör