BackgroundInterested in foreign policies of the developing states (Africa in particular); in civil wars in Africa; in Canadian relations with the Third World; and in human rights in foreign policy. Former Editor of International Journal. Most recent publications include two co-authored and co-edited books with Taisier Ali: Civil Wars in Africa; Roots and Resolution and Durable Peace; Challenges for Peacebuilding in Africa.
EducationB.A., University of Toronto
M.I.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Columbia University
Research InterestsForeign Policies of the Developing States: esp. Africa
Civil Wars in Africa
Canadian Relations with the Third World
Human Rights in Foreign Policy
BooksTaisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews, eds. (2004) Durable Peace: Challenges for Peacebuilding in Africa. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Taisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews, eds. (1999) Civil Wars in Africa: Roots and Resolution. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.