Dr. Bloxham is the Richard Pares Professor of European History; Modern History; Historiography at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to arriving in Edinburgh he held a Leverhulme Special Research Fellowship for two years at Southampton University. In 2006 he was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize while in 2007 he was recipient of the University of Edinburgh's Chancellor's Award in the 'rising star' category, as well as the Raphael Lemkin Award for Genocide Scholarship from the Institute for the Study of Genocide. In 2017, he was granted a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for a project entitled ' The world we fought for? Systematic violence in Global History since 1945'. Among his publications are History and Morality (Oxford, 2020); Why History? A History (Oxford, 2020), The Final Solution: A Genocide (Oxford, 2009); and Genocide, The World Wars, and the Unweaving of Europe (Vallentine Mitchell & Co, 2008).