Dr Hazel Cameron


University of St Andrews


Hazel Cameron is a lecturer within the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews. She was awarded her PhD at the University of Liverpool in December 2009; her thesis was titled External Institutional Bystanders to Genocide: Cast Study Rwanda. She took up her current post at the University of St Andrews in February 2011. Her previous teaching experience was within the School of Law, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, the Department of Politics, University of Stirling and the Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling.

Hazel has written a monograph of her doctoral research titled Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide, which is a systematic and detailed socio-legal analysis of the policies of the British Government towards civil unrest in Rwanda throughout the 1990s, culminating in genocide in 1994. It was shortlisted for the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Hart Book Prize 2014.

Hazel Cameron is co-editor of the journal Genocide Studies International and is affiliated to the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), a community of scholars working to advance current understandings of state crime. The International State Crime Initiative is based at King’s College London and partnered with University of Hull, University of Ulster and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.


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