Frank Alcock

Associate Professor, Political Science & Environmental Studies

Ph.D., Duke University
M.A., George Washington University
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

Frank Alcock is a political scientist who teaches courses on world politics, international law, and sustainable development. His current research focuses on climate and energy politics, oceans governance, seafood markets and fisheries management. In addition to publications dealing with global fisheries' problems, he has co-authored articles on science-policy relationships in environmental issue areas with an emphasis on marine policies. He also serves as the Director of a new Marine Policy Institute at Mote Marine Laboratory. Prior to obtaining his Ph.D. he spent five years as an international policy analyst/economist at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Recent Courses
International Law and Politics
Sustainable Development

Selected Publications
Alcock, F. (2008). Conflicts and coalitions within and across the ENGO community. Global Environmental Politics, 8(4), 66-91.

Alcock, F. (2008). Sustainable trade begins at home. World Policy Journal, 25(2),49-54.

Alcock, F. Institutional dimensions of fisheries stock assessments. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 4(2), 129-141.

Alcock, F. (2002). Bargaining, uncertainty and property rights in fisheries. World Politics, 54(3), 437-461.

Cash, D. W., Clark, W. C., Alcock, F., Dickson, N. M., Eckley, N., & Guston, D. H., Jager, J., & Mitchell, R. B. (2003). Knowledge systems for sustainable development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100(14), 8086-8091.

Contact Information

New College of Florida
Division of Social Sciences
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-2197
(941) 487-4483

Office of the Provost
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Florida  34243

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