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James M. Scott Texas Christian University, USA

James M. Scott is Herman Brown Chair and Professor of Political Science at Texas Christian University. His areas of specialization include foreign policy analysis and international relations, with particular emphasis on U.S. foreign policymaking and the domestic sources of foreign policy. He is author or editor of seven books (including this one) and approximately seventy articles, book chapters, review essays, and other publications. He has been conference organizer and president of both the Foreign Policy Analysis section of the International Studies Association and the International Studies Association-Midwest, and has served on several governing committees in each association. He is the recipient of the 2012 Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar from the International Studies Association-Midwest. He has also been a two-time winner of the Klingberg Award for Outstanding Faculty Paper at the ISA Midwest Annual Meeting. Since 1996, he has received more than two dozen awards from students and peers for his outstanding teaching and research, including his institutions highest awards for research in 2000 and 2001, and research mentoring in 2002. From 2005-2014 he was director of the Democracy, Interdependence and World Politics Summer Research Program, a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates. He was associate editor of Foreign Policy Analysis from 2009-2015, and co-editor of Political Research Quarterly from 2015-2018.