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Lane Crothers


American Politics
Political Culture
Political Leadership

Office Address: SCH 429
Office Phone: 438-8813
Office Hours: Tues and Thurs: 2-3:15 and by appt
Email: Contact Lane Crothers (alcroth)
Website: Visit Lane Crothers’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Political culture
American government
Recent political history
Social politics and history
Research Interests:
Globalization and American popular culture
Right wing social movements
Political culture
Political leadership

Ph. D., Vanderbilt University. Political Science, 1992

BA, Appalachian State University. English and History, 1986
Selected Publications:
Globalization and American Popular Culture, 2nd. ed. Rowman and Littlefield, 2010

"'Get Off My Plane!' Presidents and the Movies," in White House Studies, 2010

"The Cultural Foundations of Isolationism and Internationalism in American Foreign Policy," forthcoming in The Journal of Transatlantic Studies
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