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Office #
Thomas 314
Ph.D.-Political Science, West Virginia University (2005); MA-Political Science, West Virginia University (2003); BA-Political Science, West Virginia University (1999)
Year Appointed
Courses - Fall
  • American National Government
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Latin American Politics
  • U.S. Public Policy
Courses - Spring
  • American National Government
  • Governments of Russia & Eastern Europe
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Presidency & Executive Leadership

Dr. Mark Schaefer teaches courses in American politics, international relations, and research methods. He also serves as the College’s Pre-Law Advisor and as one of the sponsors of the Marietta College Model United Nations Team.

His most recent publication is a book titled: The Formation of the BRICS and its Implication for the United States: Emerging Together (2014). The work was co-authored with Dr. John G. Poffenbarger of Wheeling Jesuit University. His current research centers on the impacts of American domestic political change on the allies of the United States.