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American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film (Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2006)
(with Andrew Pepper)
Edinburgh University Press/Rutgers University Press (2005), 227pp, ISBN 0 7486 1490 7


American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam: US Foreign Policy Since 1974
Palgrave Macmillan (December 2003), 248pp, ISBN 0333970144

Journal Articles

History 2015
History 100: 340 (April 2015)
Survival 2013
Survival: Global Politics and Strategy 55: 2 (April–May 2013)
IA Cover Sept 2012
International Affairs 88: 5 (September 2012)
Int Affairs Cover 


Beyond Bush: A New Era in US Foreign Policy?
International Politics 46: 2-3 (March 2009) special issue
Guest Editors: Timothy J. Lynch and Trevor McCrisken


Book chapters

Crisis"Past is Present: The Future of Conservative US Foreign Policy" in Joel Aberbach and Gillian Peele, eds, Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement and American Politics after Bush. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.


"The Republican Primaries 2008" in Erik Jones and Salvatore Vassallo, eds, The 2008 Presidential Elections: A Story in Four Acts, Palgrave Macmillan/Il Mulino (2009), ISBN 9780230619388 (hbk)


"George W. Bush, American Exceptionalism and the Iraq War" in David Ryan and Patrick Kiely, eds, America and Iraq: Policy-making, Intervention, and Regional Politics, Routledge (2008), ISBN 9780415466219 (hbk)


"'No More Vietnams': Iraq and the Analogy Conundrum" in David Ryan and John Dumbrell, eds, Vietnam in Iraq: Tactics, Lessons, Legacies and Ghosts, Routledge (2007), ISBN 9780415405621 (hbk)/ 9780415405638 (pbk)

Commissioned article in a collected work


"Exceptionalism" (10,000 word essay) in Alexander DeConde, Richard Dean Burns, and Fredrik Logevall, eds, Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, Second Edition, Volume II, pp. 63-80. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002.