Associate Professor in American Politics, University of Melbourne

Tim Lynch is Associate Professor in American Politics in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He specialises in the history, politics and ideology of American foreign policy. His books include Turf War: the Clinton Administration and Northern Ireland (Ashgate, 2004) and US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion (Routledge, 2013). His co-authored book (with RS Singh), After Bush: the Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy (Cambridge, 2008), won the Richard Neustadt Book Prize and became a best-selling international security text. He is editor of the two-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (2013). He is currently writing a Cambridge history of post-cold war US foreign policy.

Experience

  • 2005–2010
    Senior Lecturer, University of London
  • 2003–2005
    Lecturer, University of Leicester
  • 2000–2003
    Director, Boston College Centre for Irish Programmes, Dublin

Education

  • 2003 
    Boston College, PhD (Fulbright Scholar)
  • 1995 
    University of London, MA
  • 1993 
    University of East Anglia, BA (Hons)

Publications

  • 2013
    Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History, Oxford University Press
  • 2013
    US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion, Routledge
  • 2008
    After Bush: The Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy (with R.S. Singh), Cambridge University Press
  • 2004
    Turf War: The Clinton Administration and Northern Ireland, Ashgate

Research Areas

  • Political Science (1606)
  • International Relations (160607)
  • Comparative Government And Politics (160603)