Hannibal Travis, Professor

Florida International University - College of Law.

Hannibal Travis is a professor of law at Florida International University, the public research university of Miami. His research in the genocide studies area includes Genocide in the Middle East: The Ottoman Empire, Iraq, and Sudan (Carolina Academic Press, 2010); “On the Original Understanding of the Crime of Genocide,” Genocide Studies and Prevention 7, no. 1 (2012): 30–55; “Constructing ‘The Armenian Genocide: How Scholars Unremembered the Assyrian and Greek Genocides in the Ottoman Empire,” in Hidden Genocides: Power, Knowledge, and Memory (Alex Hinton & Thomas LaPointe eds., Rutgers University Press, 2013), http://books.google.com/books?id=ZtcyAgAAQBAJ; “Preventing Religious Genocide: From the War in Biafra to the Torture Convention,” in Autumn Quezada-Grant and Sargon Donabed (eds.), Religion and the State (Roger Williams University Press, 2015), pp. 251-280; The Assyrian Genocide: Cultural and Political Legacies (H. Travis ed., Routledge, 2017); “The Plight of Refugees in the Mediterranean Basin as Evidence of Genocidal Intent: Interpreting Forced Migration from Bosnia, Cyprus, Iraq, Libya, and Syria,” Middle East Journal of Refugee Studies 2, no. 2 (2017): 201-225; and “Why Was Benghazi ‘Saved,’ But Sinjar Allowed to Be Lost?: New Failures of Genocide Prevention, 2007–2015,” Genocide Studies International 10, no. 2 (2016), https://muse.jhu.edu/journal/690. He has delivered lectures on genocide and legal remedies for its victims at Harvard, Yale, the University of Chicago, the London School of Economics, the Netherlands Institute of War Documentation, the University of Melbourne, and the Free University of Berlin, among other institutions.