A Major in the U.S. Army, Matthew D. Anderson is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He is a Latin American Specialist who received his M.A. in Military Science at the Escola de Aperfeicoamento de Oficiais in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Anderson has published review articles, “Negotiating National Identity” and “Racial Politics in Brazil” in the Journal of Nationalism and Ethnic Politics. He has lived in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Bürstadt, Germany.