Dr Hazel Cameron is the director of Pearl International Insights, a leading academic consultancy and research institute based in Scotland, and honorary senior research fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling. She is a former director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and lecturer within the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. She was awarded her PhD at the University of Liverpool in December 2009; her thesis was titled External Institutional Bystanders to Genocide: Case Study Rwanda. She has written a monograph of her doctoral research titled Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide, which is a systematic and detailed socio-legal analysis of the policies of the British government towards civil unrest in Rwanda throughout the 1990s, culminating in genocide in 1994. It was shortlisted for the Socio-Legal Studies Association Hart Book Prize 2014. Her ongoing research interests are state crime including genocide and crimes against humanity, and bystander state responsibility for or complicity in such international crimes, with a particular geographical focus on sub-Saharan Africa. For the past twelve years, Dr Cameron has been engaged in extensive research into the mass state sponsored atrocities of Gukurahundi in the early post-colonial years of Zimbabwe.