Michael E. Carter is an Americanist historian and genocide scholar primarily driven by the goal of increasing the recognition of genocide as a worldwide historical phenomenon with a particular emphasis on genocide in the Americas.

His research primarily focuses on the destruction of Native American nations but it has extended to wider issues of recognition, settler colonialism, racial expulsions, and comparative genocide.  

“It is about my country, which makes it a love story. Of the many ways to show one’s love, one of the best is to tell the truth.”

Steve Inskeep, Jacksonland (2015, P. 254)