MARK BUTTON portrait
  • Chair Department of Political Science
  • Associate Instructor, Political Science Department

Professional Service

  • Political Studies . Role: Serve as Associate Editor for the journal. Associate Editor . 07/01/2017 - present
  • American Political Science Association. Role: Panel Chair and Discussant. “Democracy at the Margins,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2015. 09/02/2015 - 09/02/2015
  • Western Political Science Association. Role: Panel Chair and Discussant. “Author Meets Critics: Ambition in America: Political Power and the Collapse of Citizenship,” Jeffrey A. Becker, Western Political Science Association, 2015. 04/02/2015 - 04/02/2015
  • American Political Science Review. Manuscript Review. 12/21/2014 - 01/18/2015
  • Political Research Quarterly. Executive Editor. 07/01/2014 - present
  • Political Research Quarterly. Manuscript Review. 04/19/2014 - 05/27/2014
  • American Political Science Review. Role: scholarly review. Peer Reviewer. 12/01/2013 - 01/15/2014
  • Religion and Literature. Role: scholarly review. Peer Reviewer. 10/11/2013 - 11/25/2013
  • Social Theory and Practice. Role: scholarly review. Peer Reviewer. 09/10/2013 - 09/13/2013
  • University of Chicago Press. Peer Reviewer. 09/13/2012 - 11/01/2012
  • Western Political Science Association. Role: Member. Editorial Search Committee, Political Research Quarterly. 03/18/2012 - 08/29/2013
  • Penn State University Press. Peer Reviewer. 02/28/2012 - 04/30/2012
  • Enyclopedia of Political Thought. Peer Reviewer. 01/15/2012 - 09/01/2014
  • Social Theory and Practice . Role: Referre. Peer Reviewer. 09/15/2010 - 11/01/2010
  • Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie. Role: Referee. Peer Reviewer. 09/01/2010 - 11/30/2010
  • Palgrave Press. Role: Referee. Manuscript Review. 08/01/2010 - 09/25/2010

Internal Service

  • Director of Graduate Studies. 01/01/2016 - 07/01/2016. Department service.
  • Orson Hall Steering Committee. 07/01/2015 - present. College service.
  • Chair. 07/01/2014 - present. Department service.
  • CSBS College Council. 01/16/2014 - present. College service.
  • Department Executive Committee. Member, 08/01/2007 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Utah State Office of Education, Professional Development Instructor and Curriculum Consultant. 06/2004 - 06/2011

Outreach

  • Campus-Community Dialogue Series . 11/02/2016 - present
  • Campus-Community Dialogue Series. 11/02/2016 - present
  • Alumni outreach. 08/15/2014 - 07/01/2017
  • Diverse Graduate Student Recruitment. 02/01/2014 - 04/15/2014

Honors & Awards

  • American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Program Award (deferred) . American Council on Education, 02/19/2019
  • Educational Network for Active Transformation Fellowship (ENACT). Educational Network for Active Transformation at Brandeis University, 05/23/2016

Affiliations

  • Association for Political Theory (APT), Member, 09/01/2007 - present
  • American Political Science Association (APSA), Member, 09/01/2000 - present
  • Western Political Science Assocation (WPSA), Member, 09/01/2000 - present

In the Media

  • American History, Culture and Society Lecture Series, Salt Lake City Public Library, Utah Humanities Council, and KRCL radio. 11/15/2018.
  • Trump and the Triumph of Hubris over Democratic Politics,” Oxford University Press Academic: Presidential Politics. Blog Post. 07/11/2016.
  • ABC 4 News Interview, 2016 Presidential Primaries . 03/01/2016.