Thomas Tunstall Allcock

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

Dr Tom Tunstall Allcock is a lecturer in American history at the University of Manchester. Tom’s research focuses on U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War, with particular interests in U.S.-Latin American relations, presidential history and diplomacy, and the cultural history of the Cold War.

Tom is currently finishing a book on Lyndon Johnson’s Latin American policy and is working on a new project studying presidential cultural diplomacy during the Cold War. He has previously studied and taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of Nottingham, and been a Fox International Fellow at Yale University.


  • ‘The Virtue of Moderation: The 1964 Election,’ in Andrew Johnstone and Andrew Priest (eds) U.S. Foreign Policy and American Presidential Elections (The University of Kentucky Press, in press, forthcoming 2016).

  • ‘Becoming Mr Latin America: Thomas C. Mann Reconsidered,’ Diplomatic History, Vol.38, No.5 (November 2014) pp. 1017-1045.

  • ‘The First Alliance for Progress?: Reshaping the Eisenhower Administration’s Latin American Policy,’ The Journal of Cold War Studies, Vol.16, No. 1 (Winter 2014) pp. 85-110.