Ph.D. International Relations, ABD, Georgia State University
M.S. Economics, Florida State University
B.A. Physics, Florida State University
Development, Intelligence Studies, International Relations
Mark J Flowers is an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Associate Chair of Business and Social Science at Georgia State University Perimeter College’s Decatur Campus. Mr. Flowers holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Florida State University, studied neutron stars, and a Master’s degree in Economics. In addition, he studied Economic Development and statistical methodology and is currently looking to get his Ph.D. in Political Science with an emphasis on International Relations.
Previously, Mr. Flowers was selected to serve as a fellow of the United States State Department Virtual Fellows Program, and served as the Director of Communications for the Georgia Association of Economics and Finance (GAEF) from 2014-2019, and was honored by the GAEF in 2017 as Georgia’s professor of the year. In 2017 Mark was also honored by invitation to attend an international mediation conference at the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Conflict, Cooperation, and Security. In addition, Mr. Flowers currently serves his local community as a counselor for the Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mr. Flowers is an appreciative husband and the proud father of two wonderful children.
- Recognitions and Awards
Fellow of the United States State Department Virtual Fellows Program, Central European Desk (2015-2017)
- Committees and Organizations
Chair of Economics Curriculum Committee
Director of Communications for Georgia Association of Economics and Finance
•Flowers, M, & Robertson, B. (2020). “Determining the Impact of Lecture Videos on Student Outcomes.” Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 13(2). Summer 2020.
•Flowers, Mark. “Tensions, Conflicts and Passions: Exploring Conflict and Transforming International Relations in Theory and Practice.” Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security, Birmingham, EN, Mar 2017. Retrieve from: https://bit.ly/2zJ1Gqk
•Flowers, Mark. “Expanding the Energy Transition, Energiewende and the European Union.” US State Department, Virtual Fellows Program, Washington DC, Jul. 2015.
•Flowers, Mark. “Three Handed Economist: Interior Solutions in an Ideologically Cornered World.” Modern Sense Publishing, Conyers, GA, 31 Jun. 2014.
•Flowers, Mark. “Best-Case Media,” by Mike Ryan. Fall 2014, Book Review, Pearson.
•Flowers, Mark. “The Perfect Fiscal Storm.” Covington News. Covington, GA, 12 Oct. 2013