Assistant Professor of International Relations, American University School of International Service

Dr. Jordan Tama specializes in the politics, processes, and institutions of U.S. foreign and national security policy making. His research has investigated presidential-congressional relations, foreign policy bipartisanship, national security strategic planning, the politics associated with economic sanctions, and the value of independent commissions. He is the author of Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises (Cambridge University Press), and of articles that have appeared or are forthcoming in Political Research Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, the Journal of Public Policy, Public Management Review, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Congress and the Presidency, Armed Forces and Society, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications. He is currently working on a book entitled Bipartisanship in a Polarized Age: When Democrats and Republicans Cooperate on U.S. Foreign Policy.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor of International Relations, American University School of International Service