Stephen Van Evera

Stephen Van Evera

Ford International Professor of Political Science

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International relations; war; foreign policy; security policy; US intervention.

Biography

Stephen Van Evera is Ford International Professor in the MIT Political Science Department. Prof. Van Evera works in several areas of international relations: the causes and prevention of war, U.S. foreign policy, U.S. security policy, U.S. intervention in the Third World, international relations of the Middle East, and international relations theory. He has published books on the causes of war and on social science methodology, and articles on American foreign policy, American defense policy, nationalism and the causes of war, the origins of World War I, and U.S. strategy in the War on Terror. He currently serves as chair of the Tobin Project committee on national security.

Research

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Recent Publications

"Using U.S. Leverage to Abate Conflicts That Harm U.S. Security," in Stephen Van Evera and Sidharth Shah, eds., The Prudent Use of Power in American National Security Strategy, The Tobin Project, 2010.

"Public Diplomacy: Ideas for the War of Ideas," with Peter Krause, Middle East Policy, Vol. XVI, No. 3, Fall 2009, pp. 106-134.

"A Farewell to Geopolitics," In Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro, eds., To Lead the World: American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine, (Oxford, 2008) pp. 11-35.

"The War on Terror: Forgotten Lessons from WWII" Middle East Policy (Vol. XIV, No. 2, Summer 2007).

"Iraq: Canary in a Coal Mine," MIT International Review, Spring 2007.

Teaching

17.42 The Causes and Prevention of War
17.428 American Foreign Policy: Theory and Method
17.432 Causes and Prevention of War: Theory and Method
17.40 American Foreign Policy

News

3 Questions: Stephen Van Evera revisits World War I

Michelle English Center for International Studies

One hundred years ago on Nov. 11, 1918, the Allied Powers and Germany signed an armistice bringing to an end World War I. That bloody conflict decimated Europe and destroyed three major empires (Austrian, Russian, and Ottoman). Its aftershocks still echo in our own times.

Stephen Van Evera

Panel 4: Conducting research at MIT: What is uniue about being a Political Scientist here? (Security Studies)

Biography

Stephen Van Evera is Ford International Professor in the MIT Political Science Department. Prof. Van Evera works in several areas of international relations: the causes and prevention of war, U.S. foreign policy, U.S. security policy, U.S. intervention in the Third World, international relations of the Middle East, and international relations theory. He has published books on the causes of war and on social science methodology, and articles on American foreign policy, American defense policy, nationalism and the causes of war, the origins of World War I, and U.S. strategy in the War on Terror. He currently serves as chair of the Tobin Project committee on national security.

Research

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The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.

Recent Publications

"Using U.S. Leverage to Abate Conflicts That Harm U.S. Security," in Stephen Van Evera and Sidharth Shah, eds., The Prudent Use of Power in American National Security Strategy, The Tobin Project, 2010.

"Public Diplomacy: Ideas for the War of Ideas," with Peter Krause, Middle East Policy, Vol. XVI, No. 3, Fall 2009, pp. 106-134.

"A Farewell to Geopolitics," In Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro, eds., To Lead the World: American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine, (Oxford, 2008) pp. 11-35.

"The War on Terror: Forgotten Lessons from WWII" Middle East Policy (Vol. XIV, No. 2, Summer 2007).

"Iraq: Canary in a Coal Mine," MIT International Review, Spring 2007.

Teaching

17.42 The Causes and Prevention of War
17.428 American Foreign Policy: Theory and Method
17.432 Causes and Prevention of War: Theory and Method
17.40 American Foreign Policy

News

3 Questions: Stephen Van Evera revisits World War I

Michelle English Center for International Studies

One hundred years ago on Nov. 11, 1918, the Allied Powers and Germany signed an armistice bringing to an end World War I. That bloody conflict decimated Europe and destroyed three major empires (Austrian, Russian, and Ottoman). Its aftershocks still echo in our own times.

Stephen Van Evera

Panel 4: Conducting research at MIT: What is uniue about being a Political Scientist here? (Security Studies)