AMOS GUIORA portrait
  • Professor (Lecturer), College Of Law - Dean
  • Distinguished Fellow, The Consortium for the Research and Study of Holocaust and the Law (CRSHL)

Research Summary

Areas of Expertise: Complicity, Bystander, Extremism, Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, International Law, National Security, Religion, Ecosystem of Pedophilia, Enablers in Sexual Assault, Morality in Armed Conflict, Israeli politics


  • Ph.D, Faculty of Law, Leiden University
  • J.D., Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • A.B., Honors in History, Kenyon College


Amos N. Guiora is Professor (Lecturer) at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the University of Utah. He is a Distinguished Fellow at The Consortium for the Research and Study of Holocaust and the Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, and a Distinguished Fellow and Counselor at the International Center for Conflict Resolution, Katz School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. 
Guiora serves on the Board of the Lauren McClusky Foundation. In 2023 Guiora received the University of Utah’s Distinguished Faculty Service award and in 2024 the University of Utah College of Law Outstanding Professor Award. 
For the past ten years Guiora has been researching, writing, and lecturing on the question of bystanders (originally in the Holocaust) resulting in his previous books, The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust and Armies of Enablers: Survivor Stories of Complicity and Betrayal in Sexual Assaults. Guiora established the College of Law’s Bystander Initiative,