Mark D. Rouleau

Mark D. Rouleau


  • Interim Chair, Social Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Social Sciences
  • PhD, Computational Social Science, George Mason University, 2011
  • MA, Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware, 2006
  • BS, Computer Science, Michigan Technological University, 2004


Dr. Rouleau is an interdisciplinary scholar with a background in computer science, political science, international relations, and computational social science. His work uses a mixed-methods approach to develop tools for policy analysis, sustainability assessment, and a wide range of evaluation topics in the areas of environmental management, land-use land-cover change, social complexity, sustainable development, and integrated STEM education. 

Research Interests

  • Interdisciplinary studies
  • Social simulation (agent-based modeling)
  • Policy analysis
  • International relations
  • Sustainability assessment
  • Complex adaptive systems
  • Norm evolution and social influence
  • STEM education evaluation
  • Research design and methods