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Frank Chalk, PhD

Professor, History


Frank Chalk, PhD
Office: S-LB 1029-5 
J.W. McConnell Building,
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2404
Email: frank.chalk@concordia.ca
Website(s): Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)


Teaching activities

Courses 2013/14

HIST 235/2 Section AA
The Holocaust

HIST 398D/2 Section AA
Human Rights and Genocide Prevention in History


Recent publications

“Le Service hongrois de la BBC et le sauvetage des juifs de Hongrie,” a chapter in the book, La résistance aux génocides. De la pluralité des actes de sauvetage, Jacques Semelin, Claire Andrieu, Sarah Gensburger (eds.) (Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 2008), pp. 295-315. (published in English as Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue by Columbia University Press, November 2010)

With Kyle Matthews, Roméo Dallaire, Carla Barquiero, and Simon Doyle, Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership to Prevent Mass Atrocities (McGill-Queen’s University Press, September 2010).  xxii and 191 pages.

Frank Chalk, "Monitoring African Governments' Domestic Media to Predict and Prevent Mass Atrocities: Opportunities and Obstacles," pp. 220-238 in Robert Rotberg (editor), Mass Atrocity Crimes: Preventing Future Outrages (Brookings Institution Press in association with the Harvard Kennedy School Program on Intrastate Conflict and the World Peace Foundation, 2010), pp. 220-238.

With Danielle Kelton, “Mass Atrocity Crimes in Darfur and the Response of Government of Sudan Media to International Pressure,” chapter 5 in Crisis in Darfur, Amanda Grzyb, ed. (McGill-Queens University Press, 2009), pp. 112-151.

"Hate Radio in Rwanda," a chapter contributed to the book, The Path of A Genocide: The Rwanda Crisis from Uganda to Zaire, Howard Adelman and Astri Suhrke, eds., pp. 93-107 and Bibliography. New York and London: Transaction Publishers, 1999.

"Radio Broadcasting in the Incitement and Interdiction of Gross Violations of Human Rights, including Genocide," a chapter contributed to the book, Genocide: Essays Toward Understanding, Early Warning and Prevention, Roger Smith, editor, pp. 85-103. Williamsburg, Virginia: Association of Genocide Scholars, Department of Government, College of William and Mary, 1999.

With Kurt Jonassohn. "Genozid-Ein historischer Überblick," in Genozid und Moderne, vol. 1, Leske and Budrich, eds. (Bochum: Opladen, 1997), pp. 1-13.

"Le Rwanda dans l'histoire du génocide," in François Bugingo, ed., La Mission au Rwanda: Entretiens avec le général Guy Tousignant (Montréal: Liber, 1997), pp. 245-255.

Chalk, Frank, "Genocide and Humanitarian Intervention," Proceedings of the IInd World Congress on Violence and Human Coexistence, July 12-17, 1992. Roughly 15 double-spaced pages. 1995.

"Redefining Genocide," in George Andreopoulos, editor, Genocide: Conceptual and Historical Dimensions (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994). pp. 47-63.

With Kurt Jonassohn, The History and Sociology of Genocide: Analyses and Case Studies. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990. 461 pp.

"Definitions of Genocide and Their Implications for Prediction and Prevention." Holocaust and Genocide Studies, vol. 4, no. 2, 1989. pp. 149-160.

"The Anatomy of an Investment: Firestone's l927 Loan to Liberia," Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. l (March l967), 12-32.

"Du Bois and Garvey Confront Liberia," Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. l (November l967), l35-l42.

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