Kyle C. Matthews

Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University

Kyle C. Matthews is senior deputy director for the Will to Intervene Project at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University.

He is co-author of the book, Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership to Prevent Mass Atrocities, and has advised Canadian politicians on issues related to international peace and security.

Matthews previously worked as a diplomat at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. During that time, he was posted to the Southern Caucasus (Tbilisi), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa), and Switzerland (Geneva).

He also worked for CARE International in Albania and later at its Canadian office in Ottawa, where he managed various humanitarian response initiatives and peace-building projects in Afghanistan, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East.

Last Updated: July 28, 2017