Russell Crandall

Russell Crandall is a professor of international politics and American foreign policy at Davidson College. His previous books include The United States and Latin America after the Cold War (Cambridge, 2008); Gunboat Democracy: U.S. Interventions in the Dominican Republic, Grenada, and Panama (2006); and Driven by Drugs: U.S. Policy Toward Colombia (2008). Interwoven with his academic career, Crandall has held several high-level foreign policy appointments within the U.S. government, including with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon and the National Security Council at the White House. Crandall is a contributing writer at the American Interest and New Republic magazines.

Published work

Guerrilla Warfare and the American Experience (Cambridge, Forthcoming),  The United States and Latin America After the Cold War (Cambridge, September 2008); Gunboat Democracy: U.S. Interventions in the Dominican Republic, Grenada, and Panama (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2006); The Andes in Focus (Lynne Rienner, 2005); Mexico’s Democracy at Work (Lynne Rienner, 2004); Driven by Drugs: U.S. Policy Toward Colombia (Lynne Rienner, Second Edition 2008, First Edition 2002)