Graduate Student Directory

Mark Richard Sean Howard
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division, Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
    • History of Consciousness Department
  • Phone
    831-459-4450 (Message)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, 6 and 9
  • Office Hours Thursday 1-3pm, Zoom (link on request)
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Research Interests

International Relations and Global Politics; Continental Social and Political Philosophy; Critical Theory; Cultural and Literary Studies; Political Economy; Political Theory; World-History; the Politics of Finance

Biography, Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), Macquarie University


Master of Science (International Relations Theory), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


Master's Thesis: "International Security Dialectics: Contradiction and Paradox in an Era of Globalized Risk and Populist Nationalism"

Selected Publications

‘The Never-End of History: Finding Meaning in the World Historical Moment’, Caustic Frolic 4(1) (Fall 2020: New York).

Teaching Interests


POLI 3 - Keywords: Concepts in Politics

POLI 105A / LGST 105A - Ancient Political Thought

POLI 17 - US and the World Economy

POLI 160C - Security, Conflict, Violence, War

POLI 105C / LGST 105C - Modern Political Thought



POLI 160D - International Political Economy