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Thomas Long Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

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

Languages Spoken
Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (intermediate)
Favorite Spot on Campus
SIS 300
Book Currently Reading
Margaret Macmillan, Paris 1919
Tom Long is a Professorial Lecturer at the School of International Service, where he defended his dissertation in 2013. During the 2014-2015 academic year, he will be a visiting research professor in International Relations at CIDE in Mexico City.

His research focuses on U.S.-Latin American relations and foreign policymaking. His first book manuscript, "Convincing the Colossus: Latin America Faces the United States," employs historical cases to examine the goals and strategies of Latin American leaders vis-a-vis the U.S. It is currently under review at a top university press. 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.

He has published articles in Diplomatic History and LARR. Additional articles are under review.
See Also
Personal web page
Twitter @tomlongphd
Personal blog
CLALS AU Latin America Blog
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