Matthew A. Evangelista

Director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and the International Relations Minor
Matthew Evangelista


Matthew Anthony Evangelista is President White Professor of History and Political Science in the department of government. His research interests include international humanitarian law, separatist movements, and gender and conflict.

His most recent book, co-edited with Henry Shue, is The American Way of Bombing: Changing Ethical and Legal Norms, from Flying Fortresses to Drones (2014).

His other books include Innovation and the Arms Race (1988); Unarmed Forces: The Transnational Movement to End the Cold War (1999); The Chechen Wars: Will Russia Go the Way of the Soviet Union? (2002); Law, Ethics, and the War on Terror (2008); and Gender, Nationalism, and War: Conflict on the Movie Screen (2011). He has also edited several volumes.