Visiting Instructor
National Security Policy

Andrew is an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Macalester College, where he teaches National Security Policy. A former Associate Deputy General Counsel with the U.S. Department of Defense and adjunct faculty at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Andrew is currently Executive Director of Robotics Alley and Director at ReconRobotics. He is also a Director-at-Large with the FBI’s InfraGard Alliance Minnesota Executive Board and a corporate constituent of the U.S. State Department’s Overseas Advisory Council (OSAC). He served as a U.S. Marine military intelligence officer in Iraq, and was a U.S. Department of State funded fellow for the study of post-conflict peace-building in Northern Ireland. He is editor-in-chief of the American Bar Association’s U.S. Intelligence Community Law Sourcebook.


  • B.A., Economics, Macalester College
  • Executive Education, Financial Institutions for Private Enterprise Development (FIPED), Harvard University
  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School.


  • Editor-in-Chief, United States Intelligence Community Law Sourcebook, three editions published by the American Bar Association (2010-2012).
  • Author, National Security Information: U.S. Government Classification Rules, book chapter for the The Journalist’s Guide to National Security Law (Release in November 2012)
  • Author, Op-Eds in The New York TimesThe HillThe Washington Times, Foreign Policyand other publications.
  • Contributor, Star-Tribune Newspaper’s Commentary & Business sections, and MPR’s NewsQ.