On Monday, September 29, at 4:30PM in Lewis Auditorium, Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor, Political Science Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present a lecture entitled “American Grand Strategy and Current Crises: Ukraine and the Middle East” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.
Stephen Van Evera teaches international relations at MIT, where he is Ford international professor of political science. He received his Ph.D. in political science from U.C. Berkeley. His publications include books on the causes of war and on social science methods, and articles on American grand strategy, American defense policy, nationalism and the causes of war, the origins of national identity, the origins of World War I, American intervention in the developing world, Europe's future international relations, the Israel-Arab conflict, and U.S. strategy in the War on Terror.