Carolyn was selected for the Stimson Center’s Congressional Fellowship after serving as a professor at two U.S. Department of Defense regional centers, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany and the Africa Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC. At both centers, Haggis designed academic seminars on contemporary security challenges and facilitated conversations with civilian and military officials from more than 90 countries around the globe.
A long-time analyst of the African Union, Haggis is particularly interested in the role that regional and sub-regional organizations can play in setting norms, sharing best practices, and fostering cooperation to address transnational threats. Carolyn received her D.Phil and M.Phil in International Relations from Oxford University and graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. She received a Superior Civilian Service Award from the DoD in 2018.