Andrea Rotter

Andrea Rotter


Andrea Rotter is a researcher at the Academy for Politics and Current Affairs of the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung (HSS) in Munich, where she focuses on German security and defense policy as well as transatlantic security cooperation. She is currently working on a PhD project on differences in transatlantic counterterrorism strategies. Before joining HSS, Ms. Rotter worked as a research assistant for the research division “The Americas” of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP) in Berlin. Prior to that she was an academic assistant and lecturer in the department of International Politics and Transatlantic Relations at the University of Regensburg. Ms. Rotter holds an MA in European-American Relations from the University of Regensburg and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Cultural and Business Studies from the University of Passau and the University of Stirling, United Kingdom.

Andrea Rotter was an AGI/GMF Fellow with the American-German Situation Room in Washington, DC, in May and June 2018.

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Andrea Rotter, AGSR Fellow

AGI is pleased to welcome Andrea Rotter as an AGI/GMF Fellow with the American-German Situation Room in Washington, DC, in May and June 2018. In Germany, Ms. Rotter is a researcher …