Alex J. Bellamy

Alex J. Bellamy is professor of peace and conflict studies and director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is also a nonresident senior adviser at the International Peace Institute, New York, and Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. In 2017–2018 he was a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford. His recent books include The Responsibility to Protect: From Promise to Practice (2018, with Edward C. Luck), East Asia’s Other Miracle? Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities (2017), and The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense (2015). He is currently writing The Destruction of Syria: Civil War, Atrocities, and the Failure to Protect.