Andrew A. Michta, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
- International Security
- European polictics and security
- Central Europe and the Baltic States
- Ph.D., International Relations, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Andrew Michta has served as the Dean of the College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies since 2016. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.
Previously, Dr. Michta was a Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College, an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Europe Program, and an affiliate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University. From 1988 to 2015, he was the M.W. Buckman distinguished professor of international studies at Rhodes College. From 2013 to 2014, he was a senior fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis in Washington, DC, where he focused on defense programming. From 2011 to 2013, he was a senior transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the founding director of the organization’s Warsaw office. From 2009 to 2010, he was a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. Dr. Michta served as a Professor of National Security Studies and Director of Studies of the Senior Executive Seminar at the George C. Marshall Center from 2005 to 2009. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University, a public policy scholar at the Wilson Center, and a research associate at the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University.
Dr. Michta is a prolific writer. His most recent book with Paal Hilde, The Future of NATO: Regional Defense and Global Security, was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2014. He is a contributing editor for 1945, a nonpartisan journal devoted to foreign- and security-policy issues.
Dr. Michta is fluent in Polish and Russian and proficient in German and French.