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.
- (In progress - 2nd year student) PhD, 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
Bouffard, Troy J., Elizabeth Buchanan. “Establishing an Arctic Security Institution: Essentials from
NORAD and NATO. In The Strategy Bridge, March 2020
Bouffard, Troy J., Cameron D. Carlson. “A Surface Presence for the U.S. Navy in the Arctic?. In Canadian Naval Review. Fall, 2019, 15, 2.
Boylan, Brandon, Mary Ehrlander and Troy Bouffard. “A Multimethod and Interdisciplinary Approach to Educating Postsecondary Students
on Arctic Challenges and Governance.” In Journal of Political Science Education, 15, no. 4.
Bouffard, Troy, Andrea Charron, and Jim Fergusson. "A Tale of ‘Two’ Russias?". Chap. 4 In Breaking the Ice Curtain? Russia, Canada, and Arctic Security in a Changing Circumpolar
World, edited by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Suzanne Lalonde, 61-74. Calgary, AB: Canadian
Global Affairs Institute, 2019. https://www.cgai.ca/breaking_the_ice_curtain
Bouffard, Troy J. “Authoritarian Administration: An Environmental Paradox in the Russian Arctic.” Arctic
Bouffard, Troy J. (2017). “Managing the Barents Sea: Comparing Norwegian & Russian Offshore Oil-Spill
Prevention Policies.” Arctic Yearbook, 2017, 280-311.
Bader, Harry, Carlson, Cameron D., & Bouffard, Troy 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.
(In Print) Bouffard, Troy J. “Disaster Management Meets King of the Monsters”. In Crisis Response Journal, Spring 2020
Bouffard, Troy J., and Andrea Charron. “Comparing the U.S. and Canadian Military Arctic Strategy” In
Vanguard, edited by Marcello Sukhdeo, Aurora, Ontario. https://vanguardcanada.com/2019/10/02/comparing-the-u-s-and-canadian-military-arctic-strategies/
Bouffard, Troy J., and Andrea Charron. “A Tale of Two Russias” In Vanguard, edited by Marcello Sukhdeo, Aurora, Ontario. http://vanguardcanada.uberflip.com/i/1017188-vanguard-augsep-2018/21?
Fert-Malka, Morgane, and Troy Bouffard. “The Unique Legal Status of an Arctic Archipelago.” In Arctic in Context, edited by Erica Dingman and Laurel Jarombek. New York, NY: World Policy Institute,
Publications in Progress
(Under peer review) Bouffard, Troy J., Carlson, Cameron D., "Command and Control of Northern Maritime Forces: The Concept
and Rationale in Support of a JFMCC-Arctic", Chpt tbd, edited by U.S. NORTHCOM 2020
Academic Symposium, 2020
(Under peer review) Cameron D. Carlson, Bouffard Troy J., Woodward, Dana. “Exploring a Nexus of National and Human Security: Food and Energy
Challenges in the U.S. Arctic. In Journal of Human Security, 2020
(Under peer review) Bouffard, Troy J. “A Developing Maritime Operational Environment: Forward Presence and Freedom of Navigation
in the Arctic”, in Joint Forces Quarterly
(In development) Bouffard, Troy J. , Holshouser, Tyler Drew, "The Paradox of Collective Arctic Security: Challenges
Involving Multinational Defense Dialogue." (pitched to) War on the Rocks, 2020.
- 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
Woodworking, Guitars, Russian Language, Traveling, Skiing, Trail Biking.