Mark Blasius

Title: Professor Emeritus
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center/Laguardia Community College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. (Political Philosophy); B.A. (Psychology)
Research Interests: Contemporary political thought and the politics of sexuality and gender across cultures

Mark Blasius is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the Graduate Center and La Guardia Community College of the City University of New York, where he taught for over twenty-five years. Recently he was a visiting professor at the University of Amsterdam and the University of the Philippines. His Ph.D. is in political philosophy from Princeton University and his undergraduate degree is in psychology from New York University Mark’s research and teaching are in contemporary political thought and the politics of sexuality and gender across cultures. His work includes: Gay and Lesbian Politics: Sexuality and the Emergence of a New Ethic (Temple, 1994); We Are Everywhere: A Historical Sourcebook of Gay and Lesbian Politics (co-editor, Routledge, 1997); Sexual Identities, Queer Politics (editor, Princeton, 2001); and articles in such journals as Political Theory, APSR, Journal of the History of Sexuality, and GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies.

He served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, was a resident scholar at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, and was a visiting scholar at the Center for Feminist Research and Center for Multiethnic and Transnational Studies of the University of Southern California. At CUNY Mark served as undergraduate department chairperson and as deputy executive officer for the Ph.D./M.A. Program in Political Science as well as the latter’s field chair for political theory. He served on the Board of Directors of CUNY’s Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies and received the Chancellor’s Award for Scholarly Excellence.

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