Timothy Williams
Visiting Researcher

Timothy Williams is a research fellow at the Centre for Conflict Studies at Marburg University and is pursuing a PhD at the Free University Berlin on the question of why people participate in genocide, funded by a scholarship of the Heinrich Böll Foundation; his doctoral thesis conceptually synthesizes motivations of perpetrators and tests the model empirically through field research in Cambodia and Armenia. He was recently awarded the Raphael Lemkin Fellowship 2015 by the Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute. He studied at Mannheim University (BA Political Science) and at the London School of Economics (MSc Comparative Politics) and is the Executive Director of the web platform www.beyondviolence.org