Evan Blackwell will be entering his final year at Quest University Canada, where he is working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Evan’s academic interests lie in the fields of political science and history. More specifically, he is interested in studying the relationship between identity and conflict, as he aims to better understand the root causes of war and terrorism. He hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in International Relations upon graduating from Quest in 2016.
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A Bloody Bargaining Chip: The Armenian Genocide and U.S.-Turkey Relations

Evan Blackwell explores how the contested legacy of the Armenian genocide has been downplayed by the U.S. as it attempts to recruit Turkey in the campaign against ISIS.