Member of the International Academic Advisory Committee, United States Studies Centre
Dr Nigel Bowles is a member of the US Studies Centre's International Academic Advisory Committee. He is Director of the Rothermere American Institute.
Prior to taking up the full-time post of Director of the RAI in September 2011, Nigel Bowles was for more than twenty years Tutorial Fellow in Politics at St Anne’s College, Oxford.
He was previously a staff member in the House of Commons before being appointed a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Edinburgh.
His intellectual interests lie in American political history and, in particular, in the history of the US Presidency.
Among his publications are The White House and Capitol Hill, an exploration of the politics of presidential lobbying; and Nixon’s Business: Authority and Power in Presidential Politics in which he examines the relationship between authority and power in five cases of President Nixon’s leadership of economic policy.