David H. Bearce
Professor and Head of International Affairs Department
David H. Bearce joined Texas A&M as the Head of the International Affairs Department in the Bush School of Government and Public Service. After working for several years in Washington, DC, he earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the Ohio State University in 2001 and was a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh (2001-2010) and the University of Colorado Boulder (2010-2022) before joining Texas A&M. His teaching focuses on international political economy, international institutions, and foreign policy, and he has won awards for his teaching in a large classroom setting and for his graduate student mentoring outside of the classroom. Over the past 20 years, he has published 35 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, most of which were co-authored with his graduate students, and a research monograph titled Monetary Divergence: Domestic Policy Autonomy in the Post-Bretton Woods Era. He also serves on the Steering Committee for the International Political Economy Society, hosting its annual conference in 2021.