Andrew WOLFF

Andrew Wolff is an Associate Professor in the Political Science and International Studies departments and contributing member to the Security Studies program at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. From 2018 to 2020, he served as Dickinson’s Director of the European Studies Program at the K. Robert Nilsson Center for European Studies in Bologna, Italy. Starting in July 2020, Andy is an associate fellow at SAIS Europe and, in spring 2021, he will be a NATO Security Studies Fulbright Scholar at the College of Europe.

Andrew Wolff received his doctorate in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in 2010. He earned an MA in European Studies from SAIS in 2003 where he also studied at the SAIS Europe campus in Bologna. He received a BA in Politics and European History from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1995. Before pursuing graduate degrees, Andy worked as a legal staff assistant for Senator Paul D. Coverdell (Georgia) in the United States Senate, and he taught high school English in Prague, Czech Republic.

His primary research interests are NATO, European security issues, transatlantic relations, geopolitics, and American foreign policy. His publications include:

  • “Invitation to Intervene and the Legitimacy of EU and NATO Civilian and Military Operations”, International Peacekeeping 25:1 (January 2018): 52-78.
  • “NATO’s Enlargement Policy to Ukraine and Beyond: Prospects and Options”, in NATO’s Return to Europe: Engaging Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond, Rebecca A. Moore and Damon Coletta, eds. (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, August 2017): 71-95.
  • “European Security: The Missing Piece of European Studies Curriculum in the United States”, Journal of Contemporary European Studies 25:2 (June 2017): 243-257.
  • “The Future of NATO Enlargement after the Ukraine Crisis”, International Affairs 91:5 (September 2015): 1103-1121.
  • “Crafting a NATO Brand: Bolstering Internal Support for the Alliance through Image Management”, Contemporary Security Policy 35:1 (April 2014): 73-95.