Dr. Carolyn Haggis is an Instructor at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies. In this capacity, Dr. Haggis develops curriculum for programs and seminars on contemporary African security issues.
Her areas of specialization include the African peace and security architecture (APSA), humanitarian intervention, international law on the use of force, and the “responsibility to protect” (R2P).
Prior to joining the Center, and while a graduate student at the University of Oxford, Dr. Haggis interned at the U.S. Department of State’s Policy Planning Staff and served as a research assistant at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies and Department of Politics and International Relations.
Dr. Haggis holds a doctorate (D.Phil) in International Relations from the University of Oxford (Nuffield College), an M.Phil in International Relations, also from Oxford, and a B.S. in International Relations from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. She is proficient in French.