Mark joined POLIS in 2018. He earned his PhD in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland in 2014. He was previously a post-doctoral fellow at Stonehill College. He has also taught at the University of Maryland, the Universities at Shady Grove, Dickinson College, and American University.

Publications, Links, and Resources

(Forthcoming) “The Universal Eye: Anarchist ‘Propaganda of the Deed’ and the Development of the Modern Surveillance States,” International Studies Quarterly

(2017) “‘Bringing the State Back in’ to the Empire Turn: Piracy and Empire in the 18th century Atlantic,” International Studies Review 19(2): 143-65.

(2016) “Busting Blackbeard’s Ghost: Placing Somali Piracy in Historical Context,” Global Change, Peace and Security, 28(1):17-34

(2015) “When Does Violence Threaten the State?: Four Narratives of Piracy” Terrorism and Political Violence 29(4): 656-673.

(Forthcoming) “An Evil of Ancient Date: Piracy and the Pax Britannica in 19th century Southeast Asia”, Chapter in edited volume titled, The Two Worlds of Nineteenth Century International Relations, ed. By Daniel M. Green. Routledge