Anna R. Oltman

Ph.D. Candidate: International Relations


Research Interests:

Refugees, Foreign Policy, Humanitarianism, Migration, Human Rights, Domestic Politics of IR, International Political Economy


Anna Oltman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation examines the international politics of refugee protection and asylum, specifically the impact of domestic institutions on receiving states’ treatment of asylum-seekers. She is an experienced researcher and teacher in the areas of foreign policy, humanitarianism, international migration, human rights, and public perceptions of international actors.


Anna Oltman and Jonathan Renshon, “Immigration and Foreign Policy” in Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis

Oltman, Anna. 2017. “Can Asylum Seekers be Dettered.”


PS 359 American Foreign Policy Summer 2018
PS 337 International Institutions and World Order Spring 2016-2017