Jack THOMPSON

Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Amsterdam

Jack Thompson is Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Previously, he worked at think tanks in Switzerland and the Netherlands and taught at University College Dublin. His research focusses on the influence of political culture on US grand strategy, efforts to rebalance the transatlantic relationship, the history of US conservatism, and the radicalization of the US right. He is the author or co-editor of numerous books, articles, and policy reports, including Progressivism in America: Past, Present, and Future (Oxford University Press). His 2019 book, Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of US Foreign Policy (Oxford University Press), won the 2020 Theodore Roosevelt Association Book Prize. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Cambridge and a master’s degree in international relations and international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.  

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Publications
13/06/2023

Europe and the war in Ukraine

From Russian aggression to a new Eastern policy
25/01/2023

Progressive Yearbook 2023

Looking back to look ahead
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14/11/2023

US-EU relations: back on track, but for how long?

In recent months, the transatlantic relationship has reached a constructive equilibrium. Both the EU and […]
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Events
15/11/2023
Online

State of the Unions

Ties that bind: Testing the resilience of US-EU relations in an age of turbulence
27/09/2023
FEPS HQ, Brussels

‘Europe and the war in Ukraine’ book launch

More than one year and a half after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, when emotional fatigue […]
26/01/2023
FEPS HQ, Brussels

Progressive Yearbook launch 2023

Looking back to look ahead
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Audiovisual

‘Europe and the war in Ukraine’ book launch

More than one year and a half after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, when emotional fatigue […]

Progressive Yearbook 2023

Looking back to look ahead

Progressive Yearbook launch 2023