Dr. Matthew Hefler

Matthew Hefler is a specialist of international history and intelligence studies.

Hefler’s research examines the role of secret intelligence and security services in international diplomacy. He received his PhD in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, where his research examined espionage and clandestine diplomacy in Franco-British relations during the Second World War. His doctoral research was shortlisted for the Michael Dockrill Prize in International History from the British International History Group (BIHG)

At KCL, Hefler was a Commonwealth Scholar and a Rotary International Global Grant Scholar (Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution). His research can be found in Intelligence and National Security and Engelsberg Ideas. At the AJI his research examines the role of secret intelligence and clandestine diplomacy in relations between the USA, Great Britain and France after WWII.