Neta C. Crawford

Boston University

Neta C. Crawford is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Boston University.  She is the author of more than two dozen peer reviewed articles on issues of war and peace and the author of three books, Soviet Military Aircraft (1987); Argument and Change in World Politics (2002), named Best Book in International History and Politics by the American Political Science Association, and Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for America’s Post-9/11 Wars (2013).  Crawford has served on the governing boards of American Political Science Association and of the Academic Council of the United Nations System.  She is currently a co-director of the Costs of War Project based at Brown and Boston Universities, a member of the Board of the Council for Livable World, and the editorial board of several academic journals.  In 2018, the International Ethics Section of the International Studies Association gave her a Distinguished Scholar Award.