Tim Lynch is Associate Professor in American Politics and Chair of the Political Science Discipline in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Tim 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. His articles have appeared in the British Journal of Politics and IR, International Affairs, and International Politics. He has contributed 12 chapters to edited volumes. His op-eds have appeared in the Age, the Australian, the Conversation, the Herald Sun, and the Wall Street Journal. He teaches popular electives in American Politics, Great Power Politics, and US Foreign policy. A graduate of the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme (2016), Tim was Associate Dean and Director of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Melbourne from 2013-2017. In this role, he oversaw the largest expansion in graduate student recruitment in the Faculty’s history. He is creator and convenor of the sell-out 10 Great Books Melbourne Masterclass. A Fulbright Scholar, Tim has a PhD in Political Science from Boston College, Mass. He is a citizen of Australia and Great Britain.