Robert  O. Matthews

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SS 3120

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  • MESc, University of Toronto
  • M.I.A., Columbia University
  • Ph.D., Columbia University

Robert O. Matthews

Professor Emeritus


Interested 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.

Research Interests

  • Foreign Policies of the Developing States: esp. Africa
  • Civil Wars in Africa
  • Canadian Relations with the Third World
  • Human Rights in Foreign Policy