Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton is a Lecturer in Political Theory at Suffolk University, an Affiliate Research Assistant Professor at Montana Technological University, and an editor at Sputnik & Fizzle. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Among other projects, he is revising a book manuscript on the concept of atrocity as well as an article on responsibility for historical injustice. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Huffington Post, AlterNet, Politics/Letters, WarScapes, Arab Studies Quarterly, and Common Dreams, and Electronic Intifada. Kris lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his partner and their daughter.