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image of Mark CrescenziMark Crescenzi is a Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of California at Irvine in 1993 and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000. He has been teaching at UNC since 1999.

He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in International Relations, including Introductory International Relations, International Conflict Processes and International Conflict Resolution and Management. You can find links to syllabi for these courses in the Teaching section of this website.

His current research projects examine the role of reputation in world politics, the importance of geo-politics in democratization and conflict, and economic competition as a source of political violence in world politics.

Publications (along with accompanying replication files) and working papers can be found in the Research section of this website.

You can download his vita here.