Mark S Langevin

Mark S Langevin

Mark S Langevin

Adjunct Faculty

Energy and environmental policy formation, Brazilian trade and development policy, and Brazilian foreign policy and Brazil - United States bilateral relations

Mark S. Langevin, a Senior Fellow and adjunct faculty member in the Global Affairs program and at the Schar School of Policy and Government's International Commerce and Policy program.

He is the director of BrazilWorks. He is also a senior advisor on energy policy for Horizon Client Access.

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. Currently, he is also a professor at the Instituto Maria Quitéria in Rio de Janeiro. 

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 blogAmerican DiplomacyBoletim Meridiano 47Brazzil, Environmental Politics, Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America AdvisorJournal of Energy SecurityLabor Studies JournalReview of Renewable Energy Law and Policy, and Universitas: Relações Internacionais.

Selected Publications

Troubling Relief: The Evolution of the Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process

Mercatus Center-George Mason University

May 2021

Why Trump’s trade tariffs may mean he faces a rusty road to reelection

London School of Economics and Political Science | US Centre

April 20, 2020

Bolsonaro’s new Alliance for Brazil is a lesson in the politics of loyalty and campaign finance

London School of Economics and Political Science Latin America and Caribbean blog

January 24, 2020

Foot Dragging or Strategic Withdrawal? The Cotton Dispute and Executive Compliance

Journal of World Trade

Vol. 52, No. 4 (2018)


Langevin 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 doctorate in political science from the University of Arizon