Moyer

Jonathan Moyer

Assistant Professor

Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures

  • Faculty
  • Josef Korbel School of International Studies

What I do

I run one of the largest soft-money funded research centers at the University of Denver. At the Pardee Center for International Futures, we promote the use of a unique methodological approach to quantitative analysis. We build tools that helps us identify a more knowable future, including the International Futures (IFs) integrated assessment model. 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 in three areas, all of which extend and use the International Futures (IFs) integrated assessment platform. Jonathan aids the strategic planning efforts of various countries, international organizations, and corporations. This funded research has supported analysis for groups like the United Nations, USAID, the African Union, Arrow Electronics, New Partnership for African Development, 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 many new data series including contributions to documents such as the U.S. National Intelligence Council Global Trends 2030 report. Jonathan also researches the impact of developmental imbalances on state failure and fragility. He served 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. In addition to organizations listed above, he has consulted for the European Commission, Government of Kosovo, Government of Slovenia, and Institute for Security Studies.

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