Associate Professor of International Affairs
Specialization: international political economy
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
781 Marietta Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30332
Office: Ivan Allen College (Habersham) 212B
Office Hours: M 12pm-1pm or by appointment
DPhil, Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex
MIA, International Affairs, Columbia University
BA, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Alasdair Young's research is in international political economy, especially the interaction of trade and regulatory policies (including the regulation of new technologies) and with particular reference to the European Union, transatlantic relations and the World Trade Organization. Dr. Young has written two books and co-edited six others. He has published articles in Global Environmental Politics, the Journal of Common Market Studies, the Journal of European Public Policy, the Review of International Political Economy, and World Politics, among others, and written nearly 30 book chapters. He is completing a monograph on EU trade politics (with John Peterson, University of Edinburgh) and an Economic and Social Research Council funded project on the EU's compliance with World Trade Organization rules. He is co-editor of the British Political Studies Association journal POLITICS and is a member of the (UK) Economic and Social Research Council's Peer Review College. He is co-director of the Centre for European and Transatlantic Studies.
Before joining Georgia Tech he taught at the University of Glasgow (UK) for 10 years and held research posts at the European University Institute (Italy) and the University of Sussex (UK).
He has consulted for the British Government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Department for International Development, and Her Majesty's Treasury, as well as for the European Commission's Directorates General for External Relations, Trade, and the Internal Market.