Andrew Hanna is a Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) candidate, pursuing a concentration in Global Politics and Security. He also serves as a fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Prior to graduate school, Andrew was a journalist at Politico, where he covered U.S. labor politics and transatlantic security.
Andrew graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Near Eastern Studies. He co-chairs the Middle East and North Africa Forum, which brings policy practitioners, diplomats, and academics to campus to discuss key trends and challenges in the region. While enrolled at Georgetown, Andrew also worked at National Security Action and the United States Institute of Peace.
Andrew grew up in Watchung, N.J. His parents are immigrants from Egypt and South Korea. He speaks English and Arabic.
"I chose MSFS because of the myriad opportunities afforded by living in the nation’s capital while enrolled in graduate school."
"Hanna, A. (2016). Killer robots await Trump’s verdict. Politico. [https://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/drones-military-technology-trump-232933]"
"Hanna, A. (2017). Flynn to recommend Trump back NATO membership for Montenegro. Politico. [https://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/trump-nato-montenegro-michael-flynn-234697]"
"Hanna, A. (2017). How a tiny Baltic nation became a top destination for U.S. officials. Politico. [https://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/29/estonia-russia-us-visits-pence-241098]"
"Hanna, A. (2018). How movie stars conquered the ‘gig economy.’ Politico. [https://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2018/06/07/gig-economy-hollywood-unions-000664]"
"Hanna, A. (2019). The Broken Promise of Chabahar. The Iran Primer. [https://iranprimer.usip.org/blog/2019/oct/08/broken-promise-chabahar]"
"Hanna, A. (2019). Women Return to Soccer in Iran. The Iran Primer. [https://iranprimer.usip.org/blog/2019/oct/10/women-return-soccer-iran]"
"Hanna, A. (2019). The Invisible U.S.-Iran Cyber War. The Iran Primer. [https://iranprimer.usip.org/blog/2019/oct/25/invisible-us-iran-cyber-war]"
"Hanna, A. (2019). Iran's Hegemony Tested in Iraq, Lebanon. The Iran Primer. [https://iranprimer.usip.org/blog/2019/nov/06/iran%E2%80%99s-hegemony-tested-iraq-lebanon]"
"Wood, A. and Hanna, A. (2019). The Myth of the Missing Foreign Policy Debate. Crooked. [https://crooked.com/articles/foreign-policy-democrats/]"