Tim Lynch is Associate Professor in American Politics in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. A graduate of the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme (2016), Tim was 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. 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). His current book is a Cambridge history of post-cold war US foreign policy. At Melbourne, he teaches popular electives in American Politics, Great Power Rivalry, and US Foreign policy. A Fulbright Scholar, Tim has a PhD in Political Science from Boston College, Mass. He is a citizen of Australia and Great Britain.