Eric Stover

Job title: 
Faculty Director
Human Rights Center, Berkeley Law School

Eric Stover is Faculty Director of the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley. During the wars in Croatia and Bosnia, he served on several medico-legal investigations as an “Expert on Mission” to the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. In the early 1990s, Stover conducted the first research on the social and medical consequences of land mines in Cambodia and other post-war countries. His research helped launch the International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, which received the Nobel Prize in 1997. He has published 10 books; the most recent is Silent Witness: Forensic DNA Analysis in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters, with Henry Erlich and Thomas White.

Research interests: 
  • Human Rights/Norms


Eric Stover
Conversations with History, 1999