Jeremy Strickler joined the department as an Assistant Professor in fall 2016. Previously to joining UTC, he taught American politics and public policy courses at Willamette University and Cameron University. His research and teaching interests are in political institutions, policy history, and American political development. His current research explores the historical dynamic between the American presidency, war, and domestic policy. Over the course of this project he has conducted extensive research at the presidential archives of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Lyndon B. Johnson. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Oregon in spring 2015.