Andreas Goldthau

Non-Resident Fellow

Andreas Goldthau is a professor at Royal Holloway University of London, where he directs the Centre of International Public Policy. He is also an associate with the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and a fellow at King’s College London’s Russia Institute.

Prior to joining Royal Holloway, Andreas worked as a professor at the School of Public Policy at Central European University, as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University’s master’s program in energy policy and climate, and as a Transatlantic Postdoc Fellow in International Relations and Security with the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, the RAND Corporation, and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs. Additionally, he was a research fellow with the Institute for East European Studies at the Free University in Berlin, a Fulbright Visiting Scholar with the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and Robert Bosch visiting lecturer at the Tyumen State University in Russia.

Andreas’s academic interests revolve around energy security and global governance issues related to oil and gas. Recent publications include The Politics of Shale Gas in Eastern Europe: Energy Security, Contested Technologies and the Social License to Frack (Cambridge University Press, 2018), the Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resources (Edward Elgar, 2018), Energy Union. Europe’s new Liberal Mercantilism? (Palgrave 2016), A Liberal Actor in a Realist World: The EU Regulatory State and the Global Political Economy of Energy (Oxford, 2015), and The Global Energy Challenge: Environment, Development and Security (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). He serves on the editorial board of Global Policy, Energy Policy, and Energy Research in Social Science, and is the co-editor of Progressive Energy Policy Pivots for Palgrave Macmillan.

Andreas holds a joint master’s degree in political science from Sciences Po and the Free University, a state certificate in Russian language from Lomonosov Moscow State University, and a PhD from the Freie University. He has held scholarships from the European Commission, the Fulbright Commission, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Robert Bosch Foundation, and the Otto Group. He is a member of the German-Russian Forum and the Tönissteiner Kreis.

Languages: English, French, German, Russian

Areas of Expertise

Global Energy Governance


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