School of International Service
Tom Long recently defended his doctoral dissertation at the School of International Service. His research focuses on U.S.-Latin American relations and foreign policymaking. His dissertation, "Convincing the Colossus: Latin American Leaders Face the United States," employs historical cases to examine the goals and strategies of Latin American leaders vis-a-vis the U.S. He has done fieldwork in Colombia, Panama, Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil. He was a doctoral research fellow at the AU Center for Latin American and Latino Studies.
Ph.D., International Relations, American University. Dissertation: "Convincing the Colossus: Latin American Leaders Face the United States"
M.A., International Relations, concentration in U.S. foreign policy, American University
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri
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Book Currently Reading: Octavio Amorim Neto, "De Dutra a Lula"
Languages Spoken: Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (intermediate)
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