ACADEMICS

  • Henry C. Theriault

    Contact Information
    Office: S-316A
    Phone: 508-929-8612
    Email: htheriault@worcester.edu
     
    Education
    B.A., Princeton University;
    Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
     
    Dr. Theriault earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1999 from the University of Massachusetts, with a specialization in social and political philosophy. He is currently Professor of Philosophy at Worcester State College, where he has taught since 1998. From 1999 to 2007, he served as coordinator of the College’s Center for the Study of Human Rights, which included oversight of development of the Dennis Brutus Manuscript Collection. Since 2007, he has served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Genocide Studies and Prevention and has been on the Advisory Council of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.

    His research focuses on philosophical approaches to genocide issues, especially genocide denial and critical thinking and evidence standards, long-term justice, ethical analyses of perpetrator motivations, and the role of violence against women in genocide.