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Jon Roper

Professor Jon Roper became head of the Department for American Studies at Swansea University in 1996 and is now Director of Internationalisation in the School of Arts and Humanities. He is the author of The Contours of American Politics (Polity Press), The American Presidents: Heroic Leadership from Kennedy to Clinton (Edinburgh University Press), and Democracy and Its Critics: Anglo-American Democratic Thought in the Nineteenth Century (Unwin Hyman).