Dr Brandon Boylan is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).
His research fields include international security, political violence, terrorism, ethnic conflict, and separatist movements. His research has been published in International Studies Perspectives, International Public Management Journal, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Nations and Nationalism, and Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. He is currently working on a book tentatively titled A Structural Opportunity for Terrorism: Moderate Leadership Departures in Nationalist Movements.
His collaborative projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education. At UAF, he is the Associate Director of Arctic & Northern Studies. He teaches a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in international relations, comparative politics, and research methods. He is faculty advisor for Model United Nations and Model Arctic Council.
Recently, he has participated in international security workshops sponsored by American University, Johns Hopkins University, and Columbia University. He holds a PhD in International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.