Mark A. Boyer

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Mark A. Boyer
Fields Political Science
International Relations
Institutions University of Connecticut
Alma mater University of Maryland
Wittenberg University
Mark A. Boyer

Mark A. Boyer is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut.[1] He has served as a specialist in International Relations theory.[2] Boyer’s recent scholarship analyzes governmental responses to climate change at the regional and local level.[3] He has also worked to advance pedagogical scholarship and methods.[4] As part of his secondary research agenda, he is co-director of the GlobalEd 2 project, which conducts computer-assisted international studies simulations for middle school and high school students throughout the United States.[5] Boyer is past co-editor of International Studies Review (2008-2012), a journal of the International Studies Association, and former editor of International Studies Perspectives (2000-2004); he continues to serve as an editorial board member for both journals.[6][7]


  • Ladd Hollist Service Award, 2008.[8]
  • Rowman and Littlefield Award for Innovative Teaching in Political Science, 2000.[9]



  • Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World. Co-author with Natalie F. Hudson and Michael J. Butler. (McGraw-Hill, 2012). [1]
  • Defensive Internationalism: Providing Global Public Goods in an Uncertain World. Co-author with Davis B. Bobrow. (University of Michigan Press, 2005). [2]
  • International Cooperation and Public Goods: Opportunities for the Western Alliance. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993). [3]

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  1. ^ Connecticut Public Broadcasting
  2. ^ Where We Live, WNPR. "Understanding Global Environmental Politics: Despite Environmental Conditions Worsening, We Have ‘Treaty Congestion.’” Jul 16, 2012.
  3. ^ WNPR News. "What We've Learned From Superstorm Sandy," Diane Orson, October 30, 2013.
  4. ^ “Evolving Beyond Self-Interest? Some Experimental Findings from Simulated International Negotiations.” (2010) Co-author with Anat Niv-Solomon, Laura L. Janik, Mark A. Boyer, Natalie B. Hudson, Brian Urlacher, Scott W. Brown, Donalyn Maneggia. Simulation and Games, vol. 42, no. 6: 711-732.
  5. ^ UConn Today. "Two Faculty Named 2013 Board of Trustees Distinguished Professors," Stephanie Reitz, May 13, 2013.
  6. ^ International Studies Review
  7. ^ International Studies Perspectives
  8. ^ International Studies Association.
  9. ^ American Political Science Association.

“Global Climate Change and Local Action: Understanding The Connecticut Policy Trajectory.” (2013) Mark A. Boyer. International Studies Perspective, vol. 14, no. 1: 79-107.

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