Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

November 2, 2013

Dr. Young’s research focuses on the interaction between trade and regulatory policies and politics, particularly with respect to protecting public health and the environment.  His current research has three focal points:  European Union trade policy and politics; EU compliance with international trade law; and the EU’s ability to influence global regulatory standards.

In addition to serving as Co-Director of the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, Dr. Young is Vice Chair of the European Union Studies Association.  Before joining Georgia Tech, he taught at the University of Glasgow for 10 years and held research posts at the European University Institute and the University of Sussex.

Dr. Young has written three books, edited seven others, and written more than a dozen articles and more than 30 book chapters.  His most recent book,  Parochial Global Europe: 21st century Trade Politics will soon be published by Oxford University Press.  He has performed consultancy work for the British government and the European Commission.  Dr. Young received his BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, his MIA in International Affairs from Columbia University, and his doctorate in Contemporary European Studies, at the University of Sussex.

DATE:             Wednesday, February 20, 2014

TIME:             11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

SPEAKER:      Dr. Alasdair Young

                         Associate Professor of International Affairs and
                         Co-Director for the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies
                         Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institue of Technology

TOPIC:            “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

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