Colin Dueck

George Mason University; USGE Working Group

Colin Dueck is a professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, and a non-resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Dueck has published three books on American foreign and national security policies, and previously worked as a foreign policy advisor on several Republican presidential campaigns.

His current research focus is on the relationship between party politics, presidential leadership, American conservatism, and U.S. foreign policy strategies.

Featured Work

FEB 17, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Are China & Russia Winning? with Colin Dueck

With 2022 U.S. midterm elections looming, George Mason University's Colin Dueck comes back to speak with "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin about the ...

MAR 26, 2021 Podcast

The Doorstep: Assessing Trump's Legacy on Biden's Foreign Policy, with George Mason's Colin Dueck

The Biden-Harris administration made a host of foreign policy promises for their first 100 days in office. Leading the list was linking foreign and domestic policy ...

<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Protest_against_U.S._military_attacks_in_Syria_(33919232325).jpg">Protest against U.S. military attacks on Syria, April 2017</a>. CREDIT: Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons

DEC 5, 2018 Article

Misconnecting with the U.S. Public: Narrative Collapse and U.S. Foreign Policy

For the past year, the U.S. Global Engagement program has focused its attention on the continuing strengths and weaknesses of the narratives that can ...

JUL 5, 2018 Podcast

Global Ethics Weekly: Trump's "First-Order Questions" & NATO Defense Spending

Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev looks at some basic questions Trump is asking about the post-Cold War alliance structures. Referencing a recent panel with ...

L to R: Colin Dueck, Nikolas Gvosdev, Kori Schake. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni

JUN 13, 2018 Podcast

Restoring Trust: How Can the American Public Regain its Confidence in its National Security Apparatus?

There is a huge divide in the way Americans assess U.S. foreign policy. Take for example, the June G7 meeting, which ended in a ...