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Christopher Capozzola is associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen and co-curator of "The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I," a traveling exhibition about American civilians in Europe during and after the First World War.

He has published articles and essays in American Quarterly, Diplomatic History, Georgetown Law Journal, and the Journal of American History as well as in popular periodicals including The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Politico, and the Washington Post. He is currently writing a history of U.S. Congressional efforts in the 1930s to investigate the influence of the defense industry on American foreign policy during World War I.

Last Updated: November 20, 2017