Dr Eyal Mayroz

BA (UWS), MPACS (Sydney), PhD (Sydney)
Lecturer and Postgraduate Research Coordinator, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

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Biographical details

Eyal is a Lecturer and Postgraduate Research Coordinator in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney. His background includes Genocide Studies, Counter-terrorism (Captain, Retd), Middle East Politics and Computer Programming.

Eyal’s doctoral research explored the relationship between ethics, politics and the Law in international responses to genocide and other mass atrocities – focus on US policy on the crisis in Darfur. He is a member of the Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, an international network of experts on the causes, consequences, and prevention of genocide and other mass atrocities.

Research interests

  • Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
  • Effects of public opinion and media coverage on responses to mass atrocity crimes – focus on US politics
  • Fear, Populism and Counter-terrorism
  • Middle East Politics

Teaching and supervision

Current Teaching

  • PACS6901: United Nations, Peace and Security
  • PACS6915: Human Rights, Peace and Justice
  • PACS6904/5: Dissertation Parts 1 and 2
  • PACS6913: Conflict in Organisations (Guest)
  • PACS6911: Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies (Guest)

Previous Teaching

  • HSTY2652: Genocide in Historical Perspective (Guest)
  • PACS6917: Religion War and Peace (Guest)
  • CISS6014: Human Security (Guest)
  • PACS2002: History and Politics of War and Peace (Guest)

Selected publications

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Books

  • Mayroz, E. (2019). 'Reluctant Intervenes' America's Failed Responses to Genocide From Bosnia to Darfur (forthcoming). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Mayroz, E. (2019). The Threat of Genocide. In Steven Ratuva (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. -: Palgrave-Macmillan.
  • Mayroz, E. (2018). Between Empathy and Fear: Recalibrating Incentives for Atrocity Prevention. In Samuel Totten (Eds.), Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide, (pp. 34-39). Oxon: Routledge.
  • Mayroz, E. (2018). Genocide: To Prevent and Punish 'Radical Evil'. In Philipp Kastner (Eds.), International Criminal Law in Context, (pp. 71-90). Oxon: Routledge.
  • Mayroz, E. (2018). The Distinctiveness of Genocide (Destroying Groups vs. Mass Killings of People): A thought piece for educators. In Samuel Totten (Eds.), Teaching about genocide: Insights and advice from secondary teachers and professors (Volume 1), (pp. 95-102). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Journals

  • Mayroz, E. (2012). The Legal Duty to 'Prevent': After the Onset of 'Genocide'. Journal of Genocide Research, 14(1), 79-98. [More Information]
  • Mayroz, E. (2008). Ever again? The United States, genocide suppression, and the crisis in Darfur. Journal of Genocide Research, 10(3), 359-388. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Mayroz, E. (2017). Between Empathy and Fear: A Role for Western Public Opinion in Responses to Mass Atrocities? Annual Meeting of the Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Mayroz, E. (2017). Political Accountability over US Inaction on Genocide: A 'Sold' Game? 13th Annual Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS), The University of Queensland: International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS).
  • Mayroz, E. (2017). The Conflict in Syria: Challenges to Empathy in Helping 'Faraway Others'. The War in Syria: Abuses of Human Rights and the Destruction of Culture, Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney.
  • Mayroz, E. (2016). Human Rights Education Series, Amnesty International: A Panel on Human Rights and International Law. Amnesty International Australia, Australia: Amnesty International Australia.
  • Mayroz, E. (2016). Live Panel Discussion - Terrorising Ourselves: A Panel on the Politicisation and Media Representation of Terrorism!. Terrorising Ourselves: A Panel on the Politicisation and Media Representation of Terrorism!, The University of New South Wales: Nil.
  • Mayroz, E. (2015). Can Mass Atrocities be Prevented?: Reflection & Evaluation. Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, 2015, Geneva, Switzerland: Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
  • Mayroz, E. (2010). US Policy on Darfur and the Moral Obligation to Suppress. Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, 2010, Virginia, USA: George Mason University.

2019

  • Mayroz, E. (2019). 'Reluctant Intervenes' America's Failed Responses to Genocide From Bosnia to Darfur (forthcoming). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
  • Mayroz, E. (2019). The Threat of Genocide. In Steven Ratuva (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. -: Palgrave-Macmillan.

2018

  • Mayroz, E. (2018). Between Empathy and Fear: Recalibrating Incentives for Atrocity Prevention. In Samuel Totten (Eds.), Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide, (pp. 34-39). Oxon: Routledge.
  • Mayroz, E. (2018). Genocide: To Prevent and Punish 'Radical Evil'. In Philipp Kastner (Eds.), International Criminal Law in Context, (pp. 71-90). Oxon: Routledge.
  • Mayroz, E. (2018). The Distinctiveness of Genocide (Destroying Groups vs. Mass Killings of People): A thought piece for educators. In Samuel Totten (Eds.), Teaching about genocide: Insights and advice from secondary teachers and professors (Volume 1), (pp. 95-102). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

2017

  • Mayroz, E. (2017). Between Empathy and Fear: A Role for Western Public Opinion in Responses to Mass Atrocities? Annual Meeting of the Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Mayroz, E. (2017). Political Accountability over US Inaction on Genocide: A 'Sold' Game? 13th Annual Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS), The University of Queensland: International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS).
  • Mayroz, E. (2017). The Conflict in Syria: Challenges to Empathy in Helping 'Faraway Others'. The War in Syria: Abuses of Human Rights and the Destruction of Culture, Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney.

2016

  • Mayroz, E. (2016). Human Rights Education Series, Amnesty International: A Panel on Human Rights and International Law. Amnesty International Australia, Australia: Amnesty International Australia.
  • Mayroz, E. (2016). Live Panel Discussion - Terrorising Ourselves: A Panel on the Politicisation and Media Representation of Terrorism!. Terrorising Ourselves: A Panel on the Politicisation and Media Representation of Terrorism!, The University of New South Wales: Nil.

2015

  • Mayroz, E. (2015). Can Mass Atrocities be Prevented?: Reflection & Evaluation. Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, 2015, Geneva, Switzerland: Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

2012

  • Mayroz, E. (2012). The Legal Duty to 'Prevent': After the Onset of 'Genocide'. Journal of Genocide Research, 14(1), 79-98. [More Information]

2010

  • Mayroz, E. (2010). US Policy on Darfur and the Moral Obligation to Suppress. Genocide Prevention Advisory Network, 2010, Virginia, USA: George Mason University.

2008

  • Mayroz, E. (2008). Ever again? The United States, genocide suppression, and the crisis in Darfur. Journal of Genocide Research, 10(3), 359-388. [More Information]

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