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Research Interests

Trevor McCrisken's research interests are in United States foreign policy and US politics and culture.

  • The US "war on terror"; Obama's use of drones and targeted killing.

  • Use of US military force and the ‘Vietnam syndrome’.

  • Belief in American exceptionalism and its influence on US politics and foreign policy.

  • US policy toward Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and the Middle East.

  • Political and historical content of Hollywood films and television.

  • US presidential and electoral politics.

  • Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.

  • Politics of race, ethnicity and gender in the US.