Tim Lynch is Associate Professor in American Politics and Associate Dean (International) in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. 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, 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. His latest monograph, In the Shadow of the Cold War: American Foreign Policy from George Bush Sr. to Donald Trump (Cambridge, 2020), has been called ‘a cogent, graceful, provocative account’ of its subject. (See Amazon author page.)
A graduate of the Oxford Strategic Leadership Program, Tim was Director of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (2013-17), overseeing the largest expansion of graduate enrolments in the Faculty’s history. He is creator and convener of the sell-out 10 Great Books Melbourne Masterclass. In 2019, he was chair of the political science discipline, one of the nation’s largest. A Fulbright scholar, he holds a PhD in political science from Boston College, USA. He is a citizen of Australia and Great Britain.