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Jordan Tama

American University
Assistant Professor, School of International Service
Dr. Jordan Tama specializes in the politics, processes, and institutions of U.S. foreign and national security policy making. His research has investigated presidential-congressional relations, foreign policy bipartisanship, the politics of economic sanctions, national security strategy, and the value of independent commissions. He is the author of Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises (Cambridge University Press), and of articles in Political Research Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, the Journal of Public Policy, Public Managament Review, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Congress and the Presidency, Armed Forces and Society, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications. He is currently working on a book entitled Bipartisanship in a Polarized Age: When Democrats and Republicans Cooperate on U.S. Foreign Policy. He is also co-editing the sixth edition of Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations (Rowman and Littlefield, Forthcoming). Dr. Tama has been awarded a fellowship or research grant by the Social Science Research Council, Woodrow Wilson Center, American Political Science Association, IBM Center for the Business of Government, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.