Visiting Fulbright Scholar
Maris Andzans is currently a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. He is a research fellow at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and an assistant professor at Rīga Stradiņš University where he earned his PhD in 2014.
He has ten years of experience in the public administration of Latvia. He has served in different positions related to the coordination of EU and NATO issues, security of transport and communications, civil-military cooperation, aviation, electronic communications and postal issues. He has also chaired the National Cyber Security Council of Latvia and the Dangerous Goods Movement Consultative Council of Latvia. He has represented Latvia in different NATO and EU working parties as well as in national supervisory mechanisms of EU agencies.