Christine Sylvester is Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut and affiliated professor, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg. She has worked at the Australian National University, Institute of Social Studies The Hague, and Lancaster University (UK), and has held the Swedish Research Council’s Kerstin Hesselgren Professorship for Sweden, a Leverhulme fellowship at SOAS London; and a Humanities Institute fellowship at the University of Connecticut. She is an Eminent Scholar of Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section (ISA) and named among Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations (2008). In 2014 Lund University in Sweden recognized her work through an honorary doctorate in the social sciences.
Recent books include Curating and Re-curating the American Wars in Vietnam and Iraq (OUP, forthcoming), Masquerades of War, editor (2015), War as Experience (2013), and Art/Museums: International Relations Where We Least Expect It (2009). Her most recent articles are “Curating and Re-Curating America’s War in Vietnam,” Security Dialogue, 2018, and “Thinking like an Artist-Researcher About War,” with Jill Gibbon, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 2017. She is editor of the Routledge book series: War, Politics, Experience.