Mark S. Langevin, a senior fellow and adjunct faculty member at the Schar School of Policy and Government, serves as the director of BrazilWorks. He is also a senior advisor on energy policy for Horizon Client Access. His research areas include agriculture, energy, and trade policy with a focus on Brazil.
Langevin is the former international advisor to the Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Algodão, former director of the Brazil Initiative and research professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs-The George Washington University, and former international advisor to Public Services International. He is also a long-time visiting lecturer and collaborator at the International Relations program of UniCEUB in Brasilia.
A frequent speaker and guest lecturer on topics related to Brazil, United States-Brazil relations, energy, and the environment, Langevin also regularly contributes to websites and publications including London School of Economics and Politics blog, American Diplomacy, Boletim Meridiano 47, Brazzil, Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor, Journal of Energy Security, Labor Studies Journal, Review of Renewable Energy Law and Policy, and Universitas: Relações Internacionais.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in liberal arts with a concentration in public health from The Evergreen State College, and both his master’s degree in Latin American studies and his doctoral degree in political science from the University of Arizona.