Andreas Goldthau is Professor at Central European University's School of Public Policy, and Associate with the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He is also a Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin and Adjunct Professor with Johns Hopkins University’s MSc in Energy Policy and Climate. His academic career includes stints with the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, the RAND Corporation, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the Elliott School of International Affairs (GWU), and the Institute for East European Studies at Freie University of Berlin.
Andreas Goldthau's research interests focus on energy security, the political economy of energy markets and on global governance issues related to oil and gas. His latest research, for which he has been awarded a Marie Curie IOF Fellowship, investigates energy technology innovation and transfer, with a focus on shale gas prospects beyond the US.
His publications include A Liberal Actor in a Realist World. The EU Regulatory State and the Global Political Economy of Energy (Oxford University Press, 2015), The Global Energy Challenge. Environment, Development and Security (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), the Wiley Handbook on Global Energy Policy (Wiley Blackwell, 2013), Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia (Palgrave, 2012), Global Energy Governance. The New Rules of the Game (Brookings Press, 2010), Imported Oil and U.S. National Security (RAND, 2009) and OPEC (Hanser, 2009).
Andreas Goldthau serves on the editorial board of various scholarly and policy journals, including Global Policy, Energy Policy and Energy Research in Social Science. He is the co-editor of Progressive Energy Policy Pivots for Palgrave Macmillan and sits on the steering committees of leading academic associations, including the ECPR’s Standing Group on Regulation and Governance. He holds graduates degrees in Political Science from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and Freie University Berlin, a State Certificate in Russian language from Lomonosov University, Moscow, and a doctorate in politics from Freie University Berlin.