Katja Weber


Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs
Fax Number:404-894-1900
Office Location: Habersham 148
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Katja Weber (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles) is Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech.  Her research interests center around institution-building in Europe and Asia Pacific, sovereignty-related and human rights norms, non-traditional security challenges, and German foreign policy.  She is the author of Hierarchy Amidst Anarchy: Transaction Costs and Institutional Choice (SUNY Press, 2000), co-author (with Paul Kowert) of Cultures of Order: Leadership, Language, and Social Reconstruction in Germany and Japan, (SUNY Press, 2007), and co-editor (with Michael Baun and Michael Smith) of Governing Europe's Neighborhood: Partners or Periphery? (Manchester University Press, 2007).  She has also published a number of articles in the Journal of European Integration, Journal of European Public Policy, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Politics, International Affairs, to name but a few, and has received research support from the SSRC Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation/Ford Foundation, the American Political Science Foundation, and the European Commission, among others.  During the fall of 2008 she was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Graduate School of Law & Politics at the University of Tokyo, and in fall 2010 she was a Visiting Fellow at the EU Center at the National University of Singapore/Nanyang Technological University.

 She also directs the Southeast Asia Summer Study Abroad Program.

Areas of
  • Human Security
  • Institution Building In Europe & Asia Pacific
  • International Relations Theory
  • Reconciliation


Research Fields:
  • Globalization: Political Economy and Governance
  • International Security Policy
  • Regional Security Challenges
  • Asia (East)
  • Europe
  • United States
  • International Development
  • Regional Development
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Institution-Building
  • Non-Traditional Security Challenges


  • INTA-2001: Careers In Intl Affairs
  • INTA-2100: Great Power Relations
  • INTA-2221: Politics of the EU
  • INTA-3031: Human Rights
  • INTA-3101: Int'l Institutions
  • INTA-3120: European Security Issues
  • INTA-3131: Pacific Security Issues
  • INTA-4050: Int'l Affair&Tech Policy
  • INTA-4121: Sem Europe-Euro Security
  • INTA-4400: Int'l Strategy & Policy
  • INTA-4500: INTA Pro-Seminar
  • INTA-6102: Intl Relations Theory
  • INTA-6105: Intl Institutional Dsgn
  • INTA-6121: Sem in Europe: Euro Sec
  • INTA-6131: Pacific Security Issues
  • INTA-6753: Comp Science&Tech Policy
  • INTA-8010: IAST Ph.D. Proseminar
  • INTA-8833: Special Topics