Walter Andrusyszyn, an adjunct professor, teaches international business courses at the undergraduate level in the USF Muma College of Business.
Andrusyszyn, who began teaching at the University of South Florida in 2007, has an extensive background in both business and government. Temporarily returning to government in 2009, he served as the deputy permanent representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO and shared responsibility in preparing U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Europe. He has also served on the White House's National Security Council and held various positions with the Department of State. Andrusyszyn has private sector experience as a manager for a large American company that began operations in Europe in 2003.
A recipient of several national and international awards, including the Secretary of State's Award for Heroism in 1996 for helping to negotiate the release of an American journalist in Serbia, Andrusyszyn earned a master's degree in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Massachusetts. He also has a bachelor's degree in history, German, and English from New York University.