PhD, University of Minnesota
Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (1982-present); 2008 John Evans Professor, University of Denver; Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, University of Denver (1992-2001); Associate Professor, Josef School of International Studies, University of Denver (1980-1982); Associate Professor, Political Science, Case Western Reserve University (1975-1979), Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, Case Western Reserve University (1970-1974). Creator of International Futures, an integrated global modeling system; Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, University of Denver. Consultant to governments of Germany, Iran, Egypt, the U.S and the European Union. Author of numerous articles and books, including: Improving Global Health (2011), Advancing Global Education (2010), Reducing Global Poverty (2009), Exploring and Shaping International Futures (2006), International Futures (1993, 1996, 1999), Continuity and Change in World Politics (1991, 1994, 1997, 2000), Disarmament and Development (1990), World Futures (1985), World Modeling (1980), and The Domestic Context of American Foreign Policy (1978).
Research and Expertise
Global change, computer simulation models for economic, energy, food, population, environmental, and socio-political forecasting; policy analysis, international politics, global issues, American foreign policy, political behavior, global megatrends, political risk analysis
Programs, Centers and Institutes
Learn more about the forecasting Professor Hughes conducts by viewing his TedxDU event video here.