Jermaine McCalpin received his B.Sc (Hons.) and M.Sc from the University of the West Indies and M.A and Ph.D. in Political Science from Brown University. He is currently Associate Director of the Center for Caribbean Thought and Lecturer on Transitional Justice in the Department of Government, University of the West Indies, Mona. He specializes in Africana political philosophy, Caribbean political thought, and transitional justice. His research interests include truth commissions and political accountability, as well as reparations for slavery, Native American extermination, and the Armenian Genocide. McCalpin has written on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its development of a restorative justice approach to South Africa’s transitional justice issues as well as the moral justification for reparations for slavery as well as the Armenian Genocide.