Helen Fein

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Helen Fein (born 1934) is a historical sociologist, Professor, specialized on genocide, human rights, collective violence and other issues.[1] She is an author and editor of 12 books and monographs, Associate of International Security Program (Harvard University),[2] a founder and first President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. She is the Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Genocide (City University of New York).[3][4]


  • Human Rights and Wrongs, 2007
  • Accounting for Genocide, 1979
  • Genocide: A Sociological Perspective, 1993
  • Genocide Watch, 1992.


  1. ^ Holocaust studies in the United States
  2. ^ Biography at Harvard University site
  3. ^ Crimes of War project, magazine, 2003
  4. ^ Holocaust Memorial Museum