Alasdair Young

Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Professor and Neal Family Chair

Member Of:
  • Ivan Allen Dean's Office
  • Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy
  • School of International Affairs
Fax Number:404-894-1900
Office Location: Habersham 212B
Office Hours: By appointment.


Alasdair Young is Professor and Neal Family Chair in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.  He is Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Development for the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.  He co-directs the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, and directs 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 was co-editor of JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies (2017-22) 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 five books, including Supplying Compliance with Trade Rules: Explaining the EU’s Responses to Adverse WTO Rulings (Oxford University Press, 2021). He has edited 15 other volumes, with two more, including the nineth edition of Policy-Making in the European Union with Mark Pollack and Helen Wallace (Oxford University Press), in the works. 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 has performed consultancy work for the US and UK 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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