Mark Freeman is a Global Fellow, under the auspices of the Lawrence J. Chastang Global Fellows Program at the University of Central Florida, for the Global Perspectives Office and the Diplomacy Program. He is currently working towards a Masters degree in Environmental Politics. Mark works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Political Science Department. His research interests are environmental politics, sustainability, conflict and security, and terrorism. He has recently co-authored a forthcoming article on environmental skepticism. Mark is a native of Florida and has traveled throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.