Binghamton Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
Binghamton University, the premier public university in the northeastern United States, established the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP) with external donor and institutional support in late 2016. I-GMAP is committed to making Binghamton University a leading actor in the international community of atrocity prevention scholars and practitioners.
The three-fold mission of I-GMAP is:
to increase understanding, develop commitment, and build capacity for effective prevention of genocide and other mass atrocities;
to bring all the forces of the University to bear on atrocity prevention, including research, teaching, convening and outreach; and
to break down barriers and build bridges between academics and practitioners, across multiple disciplines, and among scholars, policy makers and civil society actors.
I-GMAP oversees curricular, scholarly and convening activities including:
The world's first and only graduate degree of its kind, the professional Master of Science in Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (GMAP);
An interdisciplinary undergraduate minor with funded internship awards;
An interdisciplinary graduate certificate;
Hosting of post-doctoral fellows to advance research and teaching in GMAP;
Implementing the Charles E. Scheidt Faculty Fellows in Atrocity Prevention program;
Hosting of resident practitioners and visiting practitioners to share their insights on challenges and successes of work in GMAP;
Organizing an annual Frontiers of Prevention conference with scholars and practitioners from around the world; and
Developing partnerships with NGOs and universities to promote atrocity prevention.
Contact information coming soon...