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Our people

US Centre Staff

Meet our staff, faculty affiliates, and steering committee.

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Peter Trubowitz
Centre Director

 

 

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Sophie Donszelmann 
Centre Assistant

 

 

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Stephanie Frey 
Centre Manager

 

 

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Chris Gilson
Researcher and Managing Editor USAPP blog

 

 

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Nicholas Kitchen
Assistant Professorial Research Fellow

 

 

International Drug Policy Unit staff

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John Collins
Executive Director

 

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Sallyann Oates
Administrative Coordinator

 

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Alexander Soderholm
Policy Coordinator 

 

Faculty affiliates

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Steven Casey

Professor Steven Casey's research interests lie in the fields of US History since 1933, including the US and WWII, and the Korean War.

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Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox is Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations at LSE.

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Lloyd Gruber

Dr Lloyd Gruber's current research interests include globalisation, international political economy, and public policy analysis.

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Tanya Harmer

Dr Tanya Harmer is a specialist on the Cold War in Latin America, particularly on former Chilean President Allende and US-Chilean relations in the mid-1970s.

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Matthew Jones

Professor Matthew Jones's research interests focus on the history of British and America foreign and defence policy policy in the twentieth century.

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Nicola Lacey

Professor Nicola Lacey's research interests are criminal justice and American crime, punishment and inequality.

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Benjamin Lauderdale

Dr Benjamin Lauderdale's research is focused on the measurement of political preferences in the US, UK and EU.

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Thomas Leeper

Dr Thomas Leeper's work focuses on public opinion and its interaction with mass media and political elites.

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Michael McQuarrie

Dr Michael McQuarrie's work is primarily concerned with the transformation of urban politics, governance, and civil society since 1973, and the causes of these developments.

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James Morrison

Dr James Morrison's research focuses on the role of ideas and intellectuals in foreign economic policy; in particular, on how ideas interact with institutions and interests to shape policy.

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Stephanie Rickard

Dr Stephanie Rickard's research is on trade policy, specifically non-tariff barriers to foreign trade (including state subsidies and discriminatory government procurement practices).

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Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey

Professor Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey's research interests are in political economy (trade policy and monetary policy) and quantitative textual analysis.

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Amanda Sheely

Dr Amanda Sheely's research interests are on welfare reform implementation and its effects, as well as the causes and effects of poverty on families.

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Imaobong Umoren

Dr Imaobong Umoren is Assistant Professor of International Gender History at the London School of Economics. She works on the history of race and gender in the Caribbean, US and wider African diaspora in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Steering Committee

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Tim Besley

Professor Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics and Political Science and the W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics.

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Michael Cox

Professor Michael Cox is Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations at LSE.

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Lloyd Gruber

Dr Lloyd Gruber's current research interests include globalisation, international political economy, and public policy analysis.

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Matthew Jones

Professor Matthew Jones's research interests focus on the history of British and America foreign and defence policy policy in the twentieth century.

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Nicola Lacey

Professor Nicola Lacey's research interests are criminal justice and American crime, punishment and inequality.

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Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey

Professor Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey's research interests are in political economy (trade policy and monetary policy) and quantitative textual analysis.

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@JCollinsIDPU @AlexSoderholm @mansfieldintinc Our first public event with the IDPU is in November: lse.ac.uk/Events/2017/11…

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We're pleased to welcome our new colleagues @JCollinsIDPU @AlexSoderholm @mansfieldintinc & Sallyann from the International Drug Policy Unit

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Telephone

Telephone +44 (0)207 955 6938

Address

LSE US Centre, Tower 3, 9th Floor, , Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ