Alasdair Young

Professor and Neal Family Chair

Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs
  • Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy
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Office Location:
Habersham 212B
Office Hours:
MW 3-4 and by appointment (virtual only)


Alasdair Young is Professor and Neal Family Chair.  He co-directs the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, and the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy. He held a Jean Monnet Chair (2012-15) and received the Ivan Allen College’s Distinguished Researcher Award in 2015.  Beyond Georgia Tech, he is co-editor of JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies and was chair of the European Union Studies Association (USA) (2015-17).   Before joining Georgia Tech in 2011 he taught at the University of Glasgow in the UK for 10 years.  Prior to that he held research posts at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and the University of Sussex, outside Brighton in the UK.

Alasdair has written four books, including The New Politics of Trade: Lessons from TTIP (Agenda Publishing, 2018) and  Parochial Global Europe: 21st Century Trade Politics with John Peterson (Edinburgh) (Oxford University Press, 2014). He has edited 14 other volumes, including the forthcoming eighth edition of Policy-Making in the European Union with Mark Pollack, Christilla Roederer-Rynning, and Helen Wallace (Oxford University Press). He has published almost a score of refereed journal articles -- including 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 -- and written more than 40 book chapters.  He was editor of the British Political Studies Association journal POLITICS (2006-11) and the JCMS Annual Review of the European Union (2006-8).   He has performed consultancy work for the American and British governments and for the European Commission. 

  • DPhil, University of Sussex
  • MIA, Columbia University
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania


Research Fields:
  • International Trade
  • Europe
  • Europe - United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Environment
  • Globalization and Localization
  • International Trade and Investment
  • Regulation


  • INTA-2001: Careers In Intl Affairs
  • INTA-2221: Politics of the EU
  • INTA-3044: Global Politics of Tech
  • INTA-3223: Transatlantic Relations
  • INTA-3301: Int'l Political Econ
  • INTA-4500: INTA Pro-Seminar
  • INTA-4740: Sem-Political Economy
  • INTA-6302: Intl Political Economy
  • INTA-6306: Globalization

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