Evan Wilson is an associate professor in the Hattendorf Historical Center. He researches the naval history of Britain and other countries from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. He is the author or editor of five books, most recently “Navies in Multipolar Worlds: From the Age of Sail to the Present” (2020), which he edited with Paul Kennedy. In 2018, he won the Sir Julian Corbett Prize in Modern Naval History for an article based on research using the U.S. Naval War College’s historical collection. Before coming to Newport, he was the associate director of International Security Studies at Yale University. He holds degrees from Yale, Cambridge and Oxford.