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Ryan Dukeman

Ryan Dukeman (@ryandukeman) is a PhD student at Princeton University, where he studies reform in US foreign policy institutions. He previously helped the State Department create its Center for Analytics, and has written on foreign policymaking by the executive and legislative branches.


New Report: How to Reclaim Congressional Foreign Policy Leadership in 2021

December 1, 2020
For much of the 19th century, Congress was “the center and source” for foreign policy, setting the agenda and taking the lead on many of the nation’s most important issues… Read More

It’s time to strengthen legislative diplomacy

January 16, 2020
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (center; D-OH) with representatives of the Ukrainian and Georgian parliaments and scholars at the Open World Leadership Center at the Library of Congress. Members of Congress on… Read More

New report: Who’s on the Hill?

March 18, 2019
On Capitol Hill, any issue area expertise in committee offices largely stems from the staffers who support each committees’ operations. After all, committee work is only one component of a member’s… Read More

Human capital and institutional decline in congressional appropriations committees

December 17, 2018
The new, divided Congress about to be seated in January will feature one of the most reform-minded freshman classes in recent congressional history. As Congress considers sweeping electoral and institutional… Read More