Current Position: Professor of American Studies and Executive Director, Libertas: The Centre for the Study of US Foreign Policy at the University of Birmingham
Speaking in: Sixth Week, Trinity 2010
Speaking on: Beyond Engagement: Obama's Foreign Policy and the Perils of Liberal Intervention
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Scott Lucas is Professor of American Studies at the University of Birmingham, where he has worked since 1989. A specialist in US and British foreign policy, he has written and edited seven books, more than 30 major articles, a radio documentary, and co-directed the 2007 film Laban! He is currently working on a book on the foreign policy of the George W Bush Administration.
Scott is the founder of Enduring America (soon to be renamed EA WorldView), one of the leading websites in the world on US foreign policy and international affairs. EA is at the forefront of news and analysis on events from Washington to the Middle East to Afghanistan and is widely considered the #1 site for coverage of the post-election crisis in Iran. He is also the Executive Director of Libertas: The Centre for the Study of US Foreign Policy at the University of Birmingham.
Formerly a journalist in the United States, Scott has written for newspapers including The Guardian and The Independent, and was an essayist for The New Statesman. He appears regularly on British, American, and international radio and television as a specialist on current affairs, politics, and history.
A native of Alabama, Scott is assisted by his wife and two children and is plagued by his loyalty to Leeds United Football Club. He is also a proud member of Red Sox Nation.
(Current as of April 2010)
Last Updated ( Monday, 26 April 2010 )