Published Books

Routledge handbook  Handbook of Human Rights
  Edited by Thomas Cushman (Routledge, 2011)



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The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Edited by Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman (Cambridge University Press, 2009) 




book coverChristopher Hitchens and His Critics: Terror, Iraq, and the Left by Thomas Cushman, Simon Cottee, Christopher Hitchens (New York University Press, 2008)




book coverHuman Rights in the "War On Terror" (Cambridge University Press, 2005)





book cover A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for the War In Iraq
 A collection of essays by world liberal leaders, intellectuals, and scholars on the Iraq War (University of California Press, 2005)




book coverGeorge Orwell into the Twentieth Century (Paradigm Publishers, 2004)



This Time We Knew: Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia, edited and with an introduction by Thomas Cushman and Stjepan Mestrovic (New York and London: New York University Press, 1996)



Notes from Underground: Rock Music Counterculture in Russia
(Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995). A volume in the SUNY Series "The Sociology of Culture."



Recent Publications, Talks, and Other News

     "Genocidal Rupture and Performative Repair in Global Civil Society: Reconsidering the Discourse of Apology in the Face of Mass Atrocity"  in Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman, eds. The Religious in Response to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
     A Symposium on "The Unknown Obama"  with Professors Fred Siegel and Jeffrey Herf
     Thinking About Human Rights During the Iraq War: Toward a Cartography of the Cognition of Western
     "Thought Communities" from the Journal of Human Rights
     Review of Andrei Markovits's Uncouth Nation: Why Europe Dislikes America. in Democratiya
     Exporting Democracy: What Have We Learned From Iraq in Dissent Magazine
     Only a Matter of Time ... in The New York Sun
     “Hemlock Available in the Faculty Lounge,“ The Chronicle of Higher Education
      “Human Rights," in the Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, Bryan Turner, Ed.
     "Meet the New Liberalism" in The New York Sun
      "Review of Stephen Eric Bronner's Blood in the Sand" in Democratiya
      "Reductionisms and the War in Iraq" in Democratiya
      The Arizona Republic: "Dems make mistake on Iraq"
     "I buoni motivi" in Il Foglio Quotidiano
     Due intellettuali liberal e un neocon invitano la sinistra a rafforzare la strategia antitotalitaria di Blair e Bush in Il Foglio Quotidiano
      "The Left debates the war" from The Arizona Republic
      The Conflict of The Rationalities: International Law, Human Rights and the War In Iraq in The Deakin Law Review
     "After Liberation: The Challenge of Iraq", WGBH Forum
     "Genocide in Darfur" from Talk to America, broadcast on the Voice of America.  Program begins 25 minutes into the show.
     Who Best to Tame Grade Inflation? in Academic Questions
     "Tackling Issues of Human Rights and Globalization."  Presentation at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (February 25, 2003)
     Anti-Totalitarianism as a Vocation: An Interview with Adam Michnik in Dissent|
     A Conversation with Veena Das on Religion and Violence, Suffering and Language, in The Hedgehog Review
     Anthropology and genocide in the Balkans from Anthropological Theory
     Raison d’état or Magie d’état : Rethinking Torture in the Postmodern Age
     Is Genocide Preventable? Some Theoretical Considerations in Journal of Genocide Research
     Professor Cushman at Moot Court Moot Court, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia vs. NATO Salzburg Seminar, August 2001, with Justice Richard Goldstone.

Other Publications

    "Constructing the Soviet Other: Representation and Reputation in Western Sovietology." Pp. 99-133 in Richard Harvey Brown, Ed., Postmodern Representations: Truth, Power and Mimesis in the Human Sciences and Public Culture (Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995).
    "The Dynamics of Collective Punishment and Forgiveness: Judgments of Post-Communist National Identities by the "Civilized" West." Pp. 84-94 in Genocide After Emotion: The Postemotional Balkan War, Stjepan Mestrovic, Editor (New York and London: Routledge, 1995).
    This Time We Know: Western Responses to Genocide in Bosnia, edited and with an introduction by Thomas Cushman and Stjepan Mestrovic (New York and London: New York University Press, 1996).
    "Critical Theory and the War in Croatia and Bosnia." Paper Number 13 (Monograph), The Donald W. Treadgold Papers in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies, 1997. Seattle: Henry M. Jackson School of International Affairs, University of Washington.
    "The Reflexivity of Evil: Modernity and Moral Transgression in the War in Bosnia," pp. 79-100 in Evil After Postmodernism: Histories, Narratives, Ethics, edited by Jennifer Geddes (Routledge, 2001).