Yale’s Genocide Studies Program awarded funding from Charles E. Scheidt Family Foundation

The Genocide Studies Program at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale has been awarded funding from the Charles E. Scheidt Family Foundation.

“Unfortunately, genocide and mass atrocities are not a 20th-century problem but increasingly a central issue in the 21st century,” said Charles Scheidt, Yale College Class of 1964.

The Scheidt funding will support several initiatives focused on undergraduate education in the area of genocide prevention, including summer internship funding; a year-long postgraduate fellowship; and two public events per year (one each semester).