Prof. Codevilla delivers a lecture on government intelligence and intelligence gathering September 28, 2013 at Amherst College. He is a Professor Emerita of International Relations at Boston University. He was a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate during the Reagan administration. Codevilla has authored several books and numerous articles which range from French and Italian politics to the thoughts of Machiavelli and Montesquieu to arms control, war, the technology of ballistic missile defenses, and a broad range of international topics. Articles by Codevilla have appeared in Commentary, Foreign Affairs, National Review, New Republic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.