Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir

Professor of Politics and Associate Dean of the Faculty


Dean of the Faculty's Office

Lane Hall, Room 120




Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia; Ph.D. in Political Science,  Washington University in St. Louis

Professor Ásgeirsdóttir teaches courses focusing on international political economy, international cooperation, the Arctic and ocean governance. Her research focuses on governing of oceans and its resources. She is the author of Who Gets What? Domestic Influences on International Negotiations Allocating Shared Resources, published by SUNY Press in 2008 in addition to book chapters and articles on ocean governance. Her current research focuses on the settlement of maritime boundaries after 1960 and the politics of marine spatial planning in Northern Europe and the Gulf of Maine.

Teaching for Academic Year 2015-16

Fall 2015
Politics 248:  The Political Economy of the Arctic
Politics 312:  Ocean Governance

Winter 2016
Politics 125:  States and Markets

Academic Year 2016-17
On Sabbatical

Other Courses that I Teach
Politics 222:  International Political Economy
Politics 224:  Politics of International Trade
Politics 315:  International Cooperation