Jack Thompson is Lecturer at the Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin. He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge and his MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Dr Thompson’s research focuses on foreign policy and political culture in the United States. He is particularly interested in political (especially presidential) leadership, partisanship, transatlantic relations, and debates regarding American relative decline.
Dr Thompson is currently working on two projects. One explores presidential leadership in US foreign policy. The second explores the emergence of modern conservative political culture.
Apr 29, 2016 10:04 am UTC| Insights & Views
After a clean sweep of convincing wins in the latest slew of primaries, Donald Trump looks better placed than ever to secure enough delegates to win the Republican presidential nomination. As Trump put it, with...