Position: Consultant Fellow
Matthew Jamison is a Consultant Fellow at RUSI. Prior to that he was a RUSI Associate Fellow specialising in the Middle East. He was a Founding Director of the foreign policy and human rights think tank, The Henry Jackson Society (HJS). He was educated at Peterhouse, the oldest college of the University of Cambridge, obtaining his BA Hons in History and M.Phil in International Relations specialising in Anglo-American foreign policy and diplomatic history, the British Empire and Middle Eastern geopolitics.
Whilst at Cambridge he was one of the original founding members of HJS serving on the Organising Committee which launched the society and serving as a Founding Director overseeing the creation of the 'Britain in the World' department at HJS. He is part of the Brookings Institution/European Council on Foreign Relations research team which produces the European Foreign Policy Scorecard. His research has been cited in written evidence presented to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on US-UK relations and in academic journals such as the British Journal of Politics and International Relations. He has written extensively on Anglo-American foreign, defence and security policy and has been a contributing author for Humanitarian Intervention: A History published by Cambridge University Press and The British Moment: The Case for Democratic Geo-Politics in the 21st Century published by the Social Affairs Unit.
RUSI articles and analysis by this author
Head of State: Hillary Rodham Clinton's Foreign Policy Legacy
29 Jan 2013
ving dominated American and international politics over the last twenty years and become one of the most famous and powerful women in the world, what is Hillary Rodham Clinton's legacy as Secretary of State as she departs the world stage, for now?
How will Mitt Romney Challenge President Obama on Foreign Policy?
23 Aug 2012
Having secured the Republican Presidential nomination and selected Congressman Paul Ryan as his Vice-Presidential running mate, Mitt Romney has been sharpening his foreign policy argument against President Barack Obama, setting out a hawkish national security agenda. Yet apart from a difference of style, there seems to be no major difference between the two contenders.