Publications on Genocide

Vollhardt, J.R., & Twali, M.S.  (2019).  The aftermath of genocide: Divergent social psychological processes among victim and perpetrator groups. In L. S. Newman (Ed.), Confronting humanity at its worst: The social psychology of genocide and extreme intergroup violence. New York: Oxford University Press.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2017). Using norms, knowledge, and narratives for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide. In S. Totten (Ed.), Last lectures: The prevention and intervention of genocide. New York: Routledge.

Vollhardt, J.R., & Campbell-Obaid., M. (2016). The social psychology of genocide and mass atrocities. In A. Miller (Ed.), The social psychology of good and evil (2nd ed., pp. 159-184). New York: Guilford Press.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2016). The role of social psychology in preventing group-selective mass atrocities. In S. Rosenberg, T. Galis, & A. Zucker (Eds.), Reconstructing atrocity prevention (pp. 95-124). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Moss, S. M., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2016). “You can’t give a syringe with unity”: Rwandan responses to the government’s single recategorization policies. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 16, 325-359.

Mazur, L., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2016). The prototypicality of genocide: Implications for international intervention. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 16, 290-320.

Vollhardt, J.R., & Bilewicz, M. (Eds.). (2013). The aftermath of genocide: psychological perspectives. Journal of Social Issues, 69 (1). [special issue]

Vollhardt, J.R., & Bilewicz, M. (2013). After the genocide: psychological perspectives on victim, bystander, and perpetrator groups. Journal of Social Issues, 69, 1-15.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2013). Genozid [Genocide]. In M. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch – Psychologisches Wӧrterbuch [Dorsch – Psychological Dictionary] (16th ed., p. 621). Bern, Switzerland: Hans Huber. URL:

Bilewicz, M., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Evil transformations: Psychological processes underlying genocide and mass killing. In A. Golec De Zavala & A. Cichocka (Eds.), Social psychology of social problems. The intergroup context (pp. 280 – 307). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.