- Professor Timothy J. Lynch
Associate Dean (International): Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne
The Afghanistan withdrawal: This is what decolonisation looks like
As the Taliban retakes Afghanistan, a University of Melbourne expert says the US's withdrawal is just another example of its history of abandoning people.
What’s next for the Republicans after Trump?
A University of Melbourne expert says, for conservatives, there are five reasons to be concerned about Trump’s legacy, and another five to be optimistic about.
10 reasons why COVID-19 favours a Trump election victory
While Donald Trump has faced widespread criticism over his handling of COVID-19, a University of Melbourne experts says he may well prosper in the election.
The long shadow of the Cold War
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how the shadow cast by the Cold War continues to shape the foreign policy of successive US presidents.
Five takeaways from Super Tuesday
A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.
Is Donald Trump anti-science? The data says yes
Donald Trump’s hostility to science is confirmed in an analysis of past and present US Presidential words and actions, say University of Melbourne experts.
The tectonics of the British election
It was a stunning victory for Boris Johnson in the UK general election; University of Melbourne experts explore what that tells us about 21st Century politics.
American tribalism let loose
The US midterm elections may be the most tribal in history as both sides of politics compete to play the victim says a University of Melbourne expert.
What comes after America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal?
Two University of Melbourne experts debate President Trump's move to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran; is it reckless or tactical foreign policy?
Part 1: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.