Troy Bouffard

Troy Bouffard

Troy Bouffard

Instructor, HSEM Program
225G Bunnell Building
(907) 474-5480
tjbouffard@alaska.edu

 

Research and Scholarly Interests

Troy Bouffard has been a full-time faculty instructor at UAF in the UAF HSEM program since 2015. He is the designer and instructor for the Arctic Security graduate concentration and graduate certificate in the Masters of Security and Disaster Management program.

Troy is also the co-investigator and program manager of the USNORTHCOM/ALCOM Arctic Defense and Security Orientation (ADSO) program started in 2014.  ADSO is the primary educational program to responsible for baselining DOD knowledge of the Arctic region through an operational focus. Troy is also a Russian linguist (advanced beginner - 4th year/C1), published as well as cited in Russian outlets. Other "languages" Troy knows highly relevant to Arctic security involve significant experience with diplomacy, operational, and academia/research endeavors - all of which have guided his contributions and continued pursuit of relevance critical to the topic.


 

Education

(In progress) Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Program: Russian Federation Arctic Defense and International Strategy

MA, 2016, Arctic Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks

BA, 2014, Political Science, cum laude, University of Alaska Fairbanks

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bouffard, T., Greaves. W., Lackenbauer, P.W., & Teeple, N. (2020). North American Arctic security expectations in a new U.S. administration. Strategic Perspectives: North American and Arctic Defence and Security, November.

Bouffard, T., McGee, S., & Carlson, C. (2020). Disaster management and Godzilla. Crisis Response Journal, 15(2): June.

Carlson, C. D., Bouffard, T. J., & Woodward, D. (2020). Exploring a nexus of national and human security: Food and energy challenges in the U.S. Arctic. Journal of Human Security, 16(1), 30-40.

Bouffard, T. J., & Lackenbauer, P.W. (2020). The U.S. withdrawal from Open Skies – Implications for the Arctic. Quick Impact: North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network.

Bouffard, Troy J., & Buchanan, E. (2020). Establishing an Arctic Security Institution: Essentials from NORAD and NATO. The Strategy Bridge, March 2020.

Bouffard, T. J., & Carlson, C. D. (2019). A surface presence for the U.S. Navy in the Arctic? Canadian Naval Review. (15) 2.

Boylan, B.  Ehrlander, M., & Bouffard, T. (2019). A multimethod and interdisciplinary approach to educating postsecondary students on Arctic challenges and governance. Journal of Political Science Education, (15)4.

Bouffard, T., Charron, A., & Fergusson, J. (2019). A tale of ‘two’ Russias? In Lackenbauer, P.W & Lalonde, S. (Eds.), Breaking the ice curtain? Russia, Canada, and Arctic security in a changing circumpolar world (pp. 61-74). Calgary, AB: Canadian Global Affairs Institute. https://www.cgai.ca/breaking_the_ice_curtain

Bouffard, T. J. (2018). Authoritarian administration: An environmental paradox in the Russian Arctic. Arctic Yearbook.

Bouffard, T. J. (2017). Managing the Barents Sea: Comparing Norwegian & Russian offshore oil-spill prevention policies. Arctic Yearbook, 280-311.

Bader, H., Carlson, C. D., & Bouffard, T. J. (2014). “Tale of two Arctics: Impact of geography affecting security and disaster response capabilities between North America and Europe. Homeland Security Review, 8(2), 1-21.

 

Publications (other)

Bouffard, T. J., Buchanan, E., & Young, M. (2020) Arctic security and dialogue: Assurance through defence diplomacy. Modern Diplomacy.

Bouffard, T. J., McGee, S., & Carlson, C. D. (2020). Disaster management meets king of the monsters. Crisis Response Journal, 15(2).

Bouffard, T. J., & Lackenbauer, P. W. (2020). The United States and Arctic security. North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (Reading List: 26 May 2020).

Bouffard, T. J., & Charron, A. (2019). Comparing the U.S. and Canadian military Arctic strategy” In Sukhdeo, M. (Ed.), Vanguard. Aurora, Ontario. https://vanguardcanada.com/2019/10/02/comparing-the-u-s-and-canadian-military-arctic-strategies/

Bouffard, T. J., & Charron, A. (2018). A tale of two Russias. In Sukhdeo, M. (Ed.), Vanguard. Aurora, Ontario. http://vanguardcanada.uberflip.com/i/1017188-vanguard-augsep-2018/21?

Fert-Malka, M., & and Bouffard, T. (2017). The unique legal status of an Arctic archipelago. In Dingman, E. & Jarombek, L. (Eds.), Arctic in Context. New York, NY: World Policy Institute. http://worldpolicy.org/2017/12/06/the-unique-legal-status-of-an-arctic-archipelago/

 

Publications in Progress

Bennett, A., Bouffard, T., & Bhatt, U. (under review). Sea ice decline and Arctic geoengineering solutions: Cascading security and ethical considerations. CERL/APPC Conference: Circling the Arctic: Security and the Rule of Law in a Changing North, October 1-3, 2020.

Bouffard, T. J. (under review). A developing maritime operational environment: Forward presence and freedom of navigation in the Arctic. Journal for Military and Strategic Studies.

Bouffard, T. J., & Carlson, C. D. (under review). Command and control of northern maritime forces: The concept and rationale in support of a JFMCC Arctic. Abstract for book chapter accepted by NORAD & USNORTHCOM for the 2020 Homeland Defense Academic Symposium.

Carlson, C. D., Bouffard, T. J., & Woodward, D. (under review). Exploring a nexus of national and human security: Food and energy challenges in the U.S. Arctic. Journal of Human Security.

Bouffard, T. J. (under review). A developing maritime operational environment: Forward presence and freedom of navigation in the Arctic. Joint Forces Quarterly

Bouffard, T. J. , Holshouser, T. D. (in development). The paradox of collective Arctic security: Challenges involving multinational defense dialogue. (pitched to) War on the Rocks.

 

Hobbies

Woodworking, Guitars, Russian Language, Traveling, Skiing, Trail Biking

 

Courses Taught

  • F405: Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design
  • F223: Terrorism: A Global Threat
  • F231: The Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • F408: Homeland Defense and Security
  • F406: Comparative Homeland Security
  • F407: Comparative Emergency Management
  • F603: Disaster Management Policy
  • F621: Circumpolar Competition – Arctic Diplomacy and Defense
  • F622: Arctic Strategies and Operations