Rob Andrew is an Adjunct Instructor at the College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He retired in 2019 from the U.S. Government after more than 30 years of service as a U.S. diplomat and Army Officer. His last assignment in the State Department was in Miami, FL as the Foreign Policy Advisor to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South.
Rob joined the Foreign Service in 2002 and his international assignments included tours in Mexico, Russia, Costa Rica and Sweden.
Rob served as a U.S. Army officer from 1989 to 2002. Among several stateside and overseas assignments, Rob fought in the First Gulf War (Desert Shield/Desert Storm) in 1991 in Iraq and Kuwait with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, earning the Army Commendation Medal with “V” for valor device.
Although born in Norman, OK (!), Rob grew up in Chico in Northern California. He has a B.A. in Political Science from California State University, Chico and an M.A. in National Security Affairs from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.