Angelo M. Codevilla (19432021) was a Senior Fellow and a Member of the Board of Advisors for The Independent Review at the Independent Institute and Professor Emeritus of International Relations at Boston University. He received his Ph.D. in Security Studies, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Political Theory from Claremont Graduate School.
He is the author of the books, The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It; Informing Statecraft; War: Ends and Means (with Paul Seabury); The Character of Nations: How Politics Makes and Breaks Prosperity, Family, and Civility; Modern France; Advice for War Presidents; Arms Control Delusion (with Malcolm Wallop); While Others Build: The Commonsense Approach to the Strategic Defense Initiative; and Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and the Rewriting of History.
Professor Codevilla also taught at Georgetown University, Grove City College and North Dakota State College, and he was a former U.S. Foreign Service Officer and Member of President-Elect Reagan's Transition Teams within the U.S. Department of State. In addition, he served as a Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Army War College Board of Visitors.