Genevieve's research interests include political violence, post-conflict politics, transitional justice, and international criminal law. Her dissertation project focuses on the strategies domestic political actors use to address the prospect of International Criminal Court investigations in conflict and post-conflict settings, and when/why those strategies succeed or fail.

She received a BA in political science from Yale University, with a concentration in comparative politics. Before entering the PhD program at Chicago, she spent several years working on international criminal matters at the US Department of Justice's Office of International Affairs.

You can find out more about her at her website: www.genevievebates.com