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Colin Dueck

Colin Dueck



Research Hall Room 326A, MSN: 3F4
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Affiliation: War and the Military in Society



Colin Dueck is a Professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.  He studied politics at Princeton University, and international relations at Oxford under a Rhodes scholarship.  He has published three books on American foreign and national security policies, The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today (Oxford 2015), Hard Line: The Republican Party and U.S. Foreign Policy since World War II (Princeton 2010), and Reluctant Crusaders: Power, Culture, and Change in American Grand Strategy (Princeton 2006.)  He has provided congressional testimony and published articles on these same subjects in journals such as International Security, Orbis, Security Studies, Review of International Studies, Political Science Quarterly, and World Policy Journal, as well as online at RealClearPolitics, National Review, Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, and the New York Times.  His current research focus is on the relationship between party politics, presidential leadership, American conservatism, and U.S. foreign policy strategies.  Dueck is the faculty adviser for the Alexander Hamilton Society at George Mason University, a non-resident fellow at the Foreign Policy Research institute, and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.  He has worked as a foreign policy advisor on several Republican presidential campaigns.

Areas of Research

  • Foreign Policy
  • International Relations
  • International Security
  • U.S. Politics and Institutions