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R. Scott Crichlow Photo in Library. He wears a grey sports jacket, a striped bow-tie, and short brown hair with a shock falling over his forehead.

R. Scott Crichlow

Associate Professor

Categorized As

Role: Faculty,
Research Area: Comparative Politics,International Relations,

 Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2001

Professor Crichlow teaches and conducts research on international relations, U.S. foreign policy, political psychology, and Middle Eastern politics. His current research focuses on how group decision making dynamics and the beliefs and personality traits of political leaders affect foreign policy. Most recently, he co-authored (with Mark Schaefer) Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relations published by Columbia University Press. He has published articles in the Journal of Conflict Resolution (twice), International Studies QuarterlyCooperation and Conflict, and Political Psychology (twice). Professor Crichlow has also published chapters in such volumes as Rethinking Foreign Policy Analysis: States, Leaders, and the Microfoundations of Behavioral International Relations, edited by Stephen G. Walker, et al., in Beliefs and Leadership in World Politics: Methods and Applications of Operational Code Analysis, edited by Mark Schafer and Stephen G. Walker, and in The Great Presidential Triumvirate at Home and Abroad: Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln, edited by William D. Pederson and Frank J. Williams.

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