Moyer

Jonathan David Moyer

Assistant Professor and Director of the Pardee Center

Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures

What I do

I run the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, the home of the International Futures (IFs) modeling platform. My research focuses on building data, tools, and leading analysis that explores our deeply interconnected world. I focus on research exploring the drivers of state fragility, sustainable development goals, and the future structure of the international system.

Our research and analysis informs policy-making around the world. We employ more than 20 full-time researchers and 100 DU students per year.

Professional Biography

Jonathan D. Moyer is Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures. He works across various disciplines, all of which extend and use the International Futures (IFs) integrated assessment platform. Jonathan aids the strategic planning efforts of various governments and international organizations. His research has supported analysis for groups like the African Union Development Agency, USAID, United Nations, the and the Western Cape provincial government of South Africa. He also leads the creation of new data and tools to better understand and analyze international relations theory. This funded research has supported the creation of new data series including contributions to reports such as the U.S. National Intelligence Council Global Trends 2030. Jonathan also researches the impact of developmental imbalances on state failure and fragility as Lead Co-PI on a Minerva-funded research grant that began in the fall of 2014. Jonathan has been working with IFs since he started his MA program at the University of Denver in the fall of 2005.

Degree(s)

  • Ph.D., International Studies, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, 2012
  • MA, International Studies, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, 2009
  • BA, International Business, Bluffton University, 2002

Featured Publications

Moyer, J. D., Bohl, D. K., & Hanna, T. (2019). Africa’s Path to 2063: Choice in the Face of Great Transformation (p. 82). Denver, United States: Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures and New Partnership for Africa's Future (NEPAD).