Mark A. Boyer

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of Geography, Sustainability, Community, and Urban Studies


Ph.D., University of Maryland (1988)

Areas of Specialty

Spatial Analysis of Social Issues

Human-Environment Dynamics

Current Research Interests

  • Globalization
  • Climate Change
  • Global-Local Linkages
  • Political Ecology

Selected Publications

Mark A. Boyer, Natalie F. Hudson, and Michael J. Butler. (2019) Global Politics.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Mark A. Boyer, Melanie Meinzer, and Andy Bilich. (2016) “The Climate Adaptation Imperative:  Local Choices Targeting Global Problems?,” Local Environment, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2016.1160372.

Mark A. Boyer. (2013) “Global Climate Change and Local Action: Understanding the Connecticut Policy Trajectory,” International Studies Perspectives, 14, 79-107

Tsitsi MacPherson and Mark A. Boyer. (2016) “Transboundary Conservation Collaboration:  Navigating the Political-Economy of Biodiversity in the Guiana Shield,” International Studies Perspectives, 17(1), 17-33.

Mark Boyer is a Distinguished Professor on the Board of Trustees.

Director, Environmental Studies Major

Executive Director, International Studies Association

Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE)

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