Mark A. Boyer

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Mark A. Boyer
Born (1961-06-15) June 15, 1961 (age 54)
Fields Political Science
International Relations
Institutions University of Connecticut
Alma mater University of Maryland
Wittenberg University
Mark A. Boyer

Mark A. Boyer (born June 15, 1961) 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.

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