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Thomas Gijswijt joined the American Studies department in 2012. He received his PhD in American History at the University of Heidelberg and previously taught at the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. He is the author of Informal Alliance. The Bilderberg Group and Transatlantic Relations during the Cold War, 1952-1968 (Routledge, 2018) and is an expert on American foreign policy, transatlantic relations during and after the Cold War and US politics and presidential elections. He is a frequent commentator for the leading Dutch foreign affairs journal Internationale Spectator and has been interviewed on ZDF Heute, Deutschlandfunk, SWR Info, MDR Aktuell, SWR 2, Radio 1 (Dutch national public radio), and a number of local tv and radio broadcasters.
- Informal Alliance. The Bilderberg Group and Transatlantic Relations during the Cold War, 1952-1968 (Routledge, 2018)
- "The Kennedy Administration, Alliance Politics and Informal Diplomacy during the Transatlantic Crisis of 1962/63," in: Johannes Großmann and Helene Miard-Delacroix (eds.), Deutschland, Frankreich und die USA in den 'langen' 1960er Jahren. Ein transatlantisches Dreiecksverhältnis, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2018, pp. 147-163.