Andrew L. Stigler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor National Security Affairs
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Andrew L. Stigler teaches in the NSA Department. He has published in International Security, Joint Forces Quarterly, Texas National Security Review, The National Interest, and Just War. His forthcoming article in Survival, "Strategic Unpredictability: Assessing the Doctrine from Nixon to Putin", examines national leaders' efforts to seek strategic advantage by acting unpredictably. His book "Governing the Military" (Routledge) examines presidential control of the military instrument of power. Stigler holds an M.A. in international relations from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. He previously taught at Dartmouth College.

Areas of Expertise

  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign Policy
  • International Relations
  • National Security
  • Terrorism
  • UAVs/Drones

Professional Highlights


Newport, RI

Associate Professor of National Security Affairs, U.S. Naval War College.

Hanover, NH

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

Visiting Instructor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College

Middletown, CT

Visiting Instructor, Department of Government, Wesleyan University


Ph.D., Yale University, 2002, Political Science

M.A., University of Chicago, 1996, International Relations

B.A., Cornell University, 1991, Government

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Research Contributions and Publications

The Military: A Presidential Briefing Book
Taylor and Francis

Governing the Military

External Memberships and Associations

International Studies Association

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