Adam Jones

Adam Jones, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna, BC. From 2005-07, he was postdoctoral fellow in the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University. Jones is the author or editor of a dozen books, including Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction (Routledge, 2006) and Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979-1998 (Ohio University Press, 2002). An inveterate traveller, he has lived or voyaged in over 70 countries on every populated continent, retaining a special passion for Latin America. This is his first book of travel photography. Personal website:

Editor of: Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works that Shaped their Lives 

Photographer of: Latin American Portraits

Also by Adam Jones:

  • Gender Inclusive: Essays on Violence, Men, and Feminist International Relations. Routledge, 2009.
  • (ed. with Nicholas Robins) Genocides by the Oppressed: Subaltern Genocide in Theory and Practice. Indiana University Press, 2009.
  • (ed.) Genocide (4 vols.). Sage Publications, 2008.
    v. 1: Genocide in Theory and Law
    v. 2: Genocide in History
    v. 3: Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders, Rescuers
    v. 4: Prevention, Intervention, and Restitution
  • Crimes Against Humanity: A Beginner’s Guide. Oneworld Publications, 2008.
  • Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction. Routledge, 2006.
  • (ed.) Men of the Global South: A Reader. Zed Books, 2006.
  • (ed.) Política Mundial: Cambio y Conflicto: Ensayos Escogidos de Kal Holsti [World Politics: Change and Conflict: Selected Essays of Kal Holsti], trans. Atenea Acevedo. CIDE, 2005.
  • (ed.) Genocide, War Crimes & the West: History and Complicity. Zed Books, 2004.
  • (ed.) Gendercide and Genocide. Vanderbilt University Press, 2004.
  • Beyond the Barricades: Nicaragua and the Struggle for the Sandinista Press, 1979–1998. Ohio University Press, 2002.
  • The Press in Transition: A Comparative Study of Nicaragua, South Africa, Jordan, and Russia. German Overseas Institute, 2002.