Faculty Affiliations

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs has 21 tenure-track professors and eight distinguished professors of the practice. These professors have industry experience in policy, research, and business. They possess knowledge in global development, international security, science, technology, and international affairs and regional expertise in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. Because of their area of focus, many have affiliations with the Institute, nonprofit organizations, centers, think tanks, publications, education, societies, the private sector, and government agencies in the United States and around the world.

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Joe Bankoff

Distinguished Professor of the Practice

  • Advisory Board
    • Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Board Vice Chair
    • National Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (National CASA)
  • Chair
    • Fulton County Arts Council
  • Chair of the Board
    • Georgia Foreign Trade Zone
  • Emeritus Trustee
    • Woodruff Arts Center
  • Life Member
    • American Law Institute
  • Member
    • Georgia Tech Institute Research Board (IRB)
  • Trustee
    • Klaus Halle Foundation
  • Vice President
    • International Service - Rotary Club of Atlanta

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Robert Bell

Distinguished Professor of the Practice

  • Senior Advisor
    • Stellar Associates, Incorporated
  • Founding Member
    • Expert Dialogue on NATO-Russia Military Risk Reduction in Europe
  • Member
    • National Security Forum
  • Ph.D. Candidate
    • Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University

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Vicki Birchfield

Professor

  • Board of Advisors
    • CompaRe, a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Comparative Regional Integration at Universiteit Leiden
    • Institute of Political Studies, University of Luxembourg
    • Global Affairs Council, GT Office of the Vice Provost for International Initiatives
  • Co-Director
    • Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence
  • Director
    • Georgia Tech EU Study Abroad Program
  • Editorial Board Member
    • European Journal of International Relations
    • Journal of European integration
    • Globalizations
  • Faculty Director
    • Georgia Tech First Year Fall Abroad
  • Reviewer
    • American Journal of Political Science
    • American Political Science Review
    • British Journal of Political Science
    • Current Anthropology
    • Comparative European Politics
    • Comparative Political Studies
    • Comparative Politics
    • European Journal of International Relations
    • European Journal of Public Policy
    • Globalizations
    • Governance
    • International Studies Quarterly
    • International Organization
    • Journal of Common Market Studies
    • Journal of European Integration
    • Perspectives on Politics
    • Socio-economic Review
    • West European Politics

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Mariel Borowitz

Associate Professor

  • Data Policy Committee
    • International Council for Science Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA)
  • Member
    • Digital Belt and Road (DBAR) External Evaluation Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    • Group on Earth Observations Data Working Group
    • International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Subcommittee
    • Landsat Advisory Group (Federal Advisory Committee)
  • User Working Group
    • NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)

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Phil Breedlove

Distinguished Professor of the Practice

  • Advisory Board
    • Georgia Tech Advisory Board
    • Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • CEO
    • Emerald Coast Strategic Solutions (ECSS)
  • Contributing Member
    • Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG)
    • European Leadership Network (ELN)
  • Distinguished Chair
    • Frontier Europe, Middle East Institute (MEI)
  • Board of Directors
    • Atlantic Council
    • Council For a New American Security (CNAS)
    • Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CBSA)
    • Military Christian Youth Ministries (MCYM)
  • Fellow
    • National Defense University (CAPSTONE and PINNACLE)

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Mikulas Fabry

Associate Professor

  • Member
    • Standing Group on Statehood, Sovereignty and Conflict of the European Consortium for Political Research

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Margaret E. Kosal

Associate Professor

  • Editorial Board Member
    • Politics and the Life Sciences
    • Journal of Strategic Security
    • Journal of Defense Management
    • Global Security: Health Science and Policy

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Dennis Lockart

Distinguished Professor of the Practice

  • Advisory Board
    • Emory Center for Ethics
    • Monument Bank (UK)
    • Navigation Capital SPAC Opportunity Fund
  • Board of Advisors
    • Empty Stocking Fund
    • Johns Hopkins SAIS
    • Market News International Connect
  • Board of Advisors Chair
    • Emory Brain Health Center
  • Board of Directors
    • American Virtual Cloud Technologies
    • Invesco Mortgage Capital
    • Prime Revenue Inc.
    • Sante' Ventures
    • The Beneficient Group
    • World Affairs Council of Atlanta
  • College of Central Bankers
    • Global Interdependence Center
  • Board of Trustees
    • Woodruff Arts Center
  • Foundation U.S. Board of Directors
    • OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum)
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Eliza Markley

Part-Time Lecturer

  • Editorial Board Member
    • Journal of Communication and Behavioral Sciences
  • Member
    • International Studies Association
    • George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Alumni Association

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John Rice

Distinguished Professor of the Practice

  • Director
    • Baker Hughes
    • Christopher Wolf Crusade
  • Trustee
    • Emory University
    • Emory Children's Pediatric Institute
  • Chair
    • Woodruff Health Sciences Committee,
  • Member
    • President's Advisory Council, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
  • Senior Advisor
    • SSA&Company

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Lawrence Rubin

Associate Professor

  • Research Associate
    • International Institute for Strategic
  • Research Fellow
    • Project on Sectarianism, Proxies & De-sectarianisation (SEPAD)
    • Templeton Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

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Anjali Thomas

Associate Professor

  • Field Editor
    • Political Economy, Journal of Public Policy

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Abigail Vaughn

Assistant Professor

  • Affiliated Researcher
    • Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation at UC San Diego

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Fei-Ling Wang

Professor

  • Editorial Board Member and Regional Editor for North America
    • Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, Seoul National University
  • International Advisory Board Member
    • New Zealand Cotemporary China Research Centre
  • Member
    • Council on Foreign Relations

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Katja Weber

Professor

  • Affiliated Faculty
    • Atlanta Global Studies Center
  • Board Member
    • Clinic Nepal
  • Faculty Advisor
    • Books Not Bombs

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Rachel Whitlark

Associate Professor

  • BTG Fellow
    • New Era Foreign Policy Conference
  • Reviewer
    • American Political Science Review
    • Conflict Management and Peace Science
    • Foreign Policy Analysis
    • Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations
    • H-Diplo
    • International Interactions
    • International Relations
    • International Security
    • International Studies Quarterly
    • International Studies Review
    • Journal of Conflict Resolution
    • Journal of International Relations and Development
    • Journal of Politics
    • Journal of Strategic Studies
    • Oxford Review of Politics
    • Politics and Life Sciences
    • Security Studies

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Sandy Winnefeld

Distinguished Professor of the Practice

  • Advisory Board
    • Adelphi Capital Partners
    • BDT Capital Partners
    • Dataminr, DataRobot
    • Georgia Tech Research Institute
    • Govini, Hawkeye 360
    • Ignis Innovations
    • Improbable Worlds
    • Omnispace International
    • Sperry Rail Systems
    • SpiderOak
  • Advisory Board Chair
    • Georgia Tech
  • Board of Directors
    • Alliance Laundry Systems
    • Cytec Defense Materials
    • Enterprise Holdings
    • Molson-Coors Beverage Company
    • Raytheon Technologies
  • Co-Founder and Co-Chair
    • SAFE Project non-profit
  • Member
    • Commission on Synthetic Opioids Trafficking

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Brian Woodall

Professor

  • Executive Committee
    • Southern Japan Seminar
  • Editorial Board Member
    • Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

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Alasdair Young

Professor

  • Co-Editor
  • Editorial Board Member
    • Journal of European Integration
  • Member
    • European Science Foundation College of Expert Reviewers
    • Economic and Social Research Council (UK) Peer Review College