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Dr. Wolfgang Schlör

Associate Provost for International Initiatives    

Ph.D., Political Science


Dr. Wolfgang Schlör joined Georgia State University as Associate Provost for International Initiatives in 2017. Previously he served as the Associate Provost for the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education at Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He also served as Interim Associate Provost for International Affairs and Interim Director of International Programs and Studies (IPS) as well as Associate Director of IPS at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and held similar positions at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Schlör has held research and postdoctoral appointments at the Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London; and the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. From 1994 to 1996, he served as the US Director of the International Affairs Network, a major project to develop international affairs training capacity in Central and Eastern Europe, based in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Schlör holds Ph.D (Dr.Phil.) and M.A. (Dipl.Pol.) degrees in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin.

Dr. Schlör also serves as the Executive Director of the Georgia State University Confucius Institute.