Matthew Evangelista

Matthew Evangelista is the President White Professor of History and Political Science and Director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Cornell University. Professor Evangelista earned his A.B. in History and Russian Literature from Harvard University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University.

Professor Evangelista researches the relationship between gender, nationalism, and war; ethical and legal issues in international affairs (particularly, just war theory and international humanitarian law); transnational relations; and separatist movements.

Representative Publications

Evangelista, Matthew. “Paradoxes of Violence and Self-Determination.” Ethnopolitics 14.5 (2015): 451-460.

Evangelista, Matthew A. “The Power of Precedent: Will American Practice Change the Norms of International Humanitarian Law?.” Biblioteca Della Libertà 41.182 (2006).

Evangelista, Matthew. “Is Putin the New de Gaulle? A Comparison of the Chechen and Algerian Wars.” Post Soviet Affairs 21.4 (2005): 360-377.

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