Associate Professor, Political Science & Environmental Studies
Frank Alcock is an Associate Professor of Political Science at New College of Florida where he teaches courses on world politics, international law and environmental policy. His political and public policy interests are wide and varied. He is the former director of the Environmental Studies program at New College as well as the former director of the Marine Policy Institute at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota. He has held positions as a senior U.S. Fulbright Scholar to New Zealand, a senior fellow within Florida’s Collins Center for Public Policy and a Belfer Fellow in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He also spent five years at the U.S. Department of Energy. Frank appears regularly as a political analyst with ABC News in Sarasota and he hosts a regular television program on the Manatee Education Television channel. Frank holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University, a M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University and a B.A. in Economics from Binghamton University.