Our Team and Affiliated Faculty Meet the team Mark T. Nance, Ph.D. Project Lead Prof. Nance is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at North Carolina State University and co-director of the Energy & Security Initiative. His research focuses generally on formal and informal means of global governance and lie William A Boettcher III, Ph.D. Project Lead Prof. Boettcher is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the School of Public & International Affairs at North Carolina State University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from The Ohio State University. His research and teaching focus on the energy and security Michael T. Haggerty V Assistant Michael is a first year graduate student in the Master of International Studies program. Please feel free to contact him with any questions or concerns regarding the site.