Sussex Centre for American Studies

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Prof Stephen Burman

Post:Professor of American Politics & History (American Studies, History)
Other posts:Reader (Centre for Global Political Economy)
Location:ARTS B B129

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877030
International:+44 1273 877030

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Since completing my education, MA(Cantab) MPhil DPhil(Oxon), I have spent most of career at Sussex, teaching and researching on American society and US foreign policy. Other roles have included  the period 2002-2009 when I was Dean of Humanities. I have also spent several years on secondment the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, working as an analyst of US foreign policy, completing my most recent tour in the summer of 2014.  I currently hold a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship, awarded for a project on the relations between the United States and Emerging Powers.