Skip to main content

Marten Willem Brienen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 

Education

Ph.D. Sociology and Political Sciences, 2011, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

M.A. (Combined B.A./M.A.) Latin American History, 1996, Leiden University (The Netherlands)

Third European Masterclass of Latin American History at Florence, Italy, 1996

Université de Paris I (Sorbonne-Panthéon), January 1993 – July 1993.

 

Courses Taught

  • Contemporary Issues

  • Global Crisis Management

  • Transnational Criminal Networks

  • Global Poverty and Inequality

  • Complex Emergencies

  • Drug Trafficking and the War on Drugs

  • Populations at Risk

  • Dimensions of Fire and Emergency Management

  • Comparative and International Dimensions of Fire and Emergency Management

Teaching Specializations

  • Security Studies

  • Latin American Politics and Society

  • African Politics and Society

  • International Disaster Management

  • Poverty, Human Development and Foreign Aid

  • Race and Racism

  • Drug Trafficking


Area of Research Interest

  • Security Studies – Energy Security, Citizen Security, Organized Crime

  • Fragile States – Institutional Weakness, Economic Development, Inequalities

  • Weak State Responses to Disaster, Refugee Crises, Development in LDC’s

Administrative Appointments

2016 - Present

Administration of FEMP Master of Science Program in Korea—hiring faculty, course scheduling, advising, general oversight, graduation

Spring 2019

Chair of Iranian and Gulf Studies endowed chair search committee

2015 - 2018

Director of International Disaster Management Certificate Program, Oklahoma State University

2011 - 2013

Director of Latin American Studies Degree Programs, University of Miami

2011 - 2013

Student Advisor for Latin American Studies programs

2011 - 2013

Internship Coordinator for Latin American Studies

2007 - 2010

Internship Coordinator for Latin American Studies

 

Academic Experience

June 2020 to present

Associate Professor in the School of Global Studies and Partnerships, Oklahoma State University

2018 - 2020

Lecturer in the School of Global Studies and Partnerships, Oklahoma State University

2013 - 2018

Lecturer in Political Science and Fire and Emergency Management Administration, Oklahoma State University

2011 - 2013

Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Miami

2007 - 2013

Lecturer in Africana Studies, University of Miami

2004 - 2013

Lecturer in Latin American Studies, University of Miami

2001 - 2001

Lecturer in Latin American Studies, University of Amsterdam

1998 - 2001

Teaching Assistant in Latin American Studies, University of Leiden

1997 - 2002

Research Fellow, School for African, Asian, and Amerindian Studies (CNWS), University of Leiden

 

Honors and Awards

  • Korean Educational Services Agreement, Republic of South Korea, $1.5 million USD

  • Outstanding Research Award, Department of Political Science, 2018 and 2017

  • University of Miami, Faculty Learning Community grant

  • University of Miami, Postdoctoral Fellowship, August 2004 – August 2006

  • School for African, Asian, and Amerindian Studies (CNWS) Fellowship, September 1997 - March 2002

  • CNWS Conference Grant, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • CNWS Conference Grant Washington, D.C.

  • Dutch National Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Conference Grant, Moscow

 

Memberships and Service

  • SGSP Representative to the OSU Fire Council

  • FEMP Representative to OSU Fire Council

  • Member, Standing Committee for the Fire and Emergency Management Administration Program, Department of Political Science, Oklahoma State University

  • Member, Standing Committee for Undergraduate Studies, Department of Political Science, Oklahoma State University

  • Member, College of Arts and Sciences College Council, University of Miami

  • Chair, Peoples and Societies Cognates Subcommittee, University of Miami

  • College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, University of Miami

  • Center for Latin American Studies College Advisory Board

  • Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

  • American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE)

  • European Association of Latin American History (AHILA)

  • Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS)

  • Bolivian Studies Association (BSA)

  • Affiliated Scholar, Americas Prisons Research Network

  • Affiliated Scholar, Jack Gordon Institute for Public Policy, Florida International University

  • Energy Security Working Group Participant, University of Miami

  • Miami Poverty Conference Workshop organizer

 

VITA

Back To Top
SVG directory not found.
MENUCLOSE