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Is the Presidency of Donald Trump a Political Aberration?

The US Centre hosted Professor Stephen Skowronek, Pelatiah Perit Professor of Political and Social Science at Yale University, who discussed the long-running patterns in the politics of presidential leadership and looked at what is new, and what is not, in the Trump phenomenon.





Stephen Skowronek

Stephen Skowronek is the Pelatiah Perit Professor of Political and Social Science at Yale University. He has published extensively on the development of American national Institutions and on the American presidency. His books include The Politics Presidents MakePresidential Leadership in Political Time, and most recently, with Karen Orren, The Policy State: An American Predicament. He is currently the Winant Visiting Professor of American Government at the Rothermere American Institute in Oxford.




Peter Trubowitz

Peter Trubowitz (@ptrubowitz) is Department Head of International Relations and Director of the US Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Associate Fellow at Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs.


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This event was held on 2 May 2019.


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