Biography: Justin Clardie is originally from Illinois and completed his Ph.D. in political science at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2009. He has taught at NNU since 2014 but has been teaching since 2009. His research interests are in comparative politics and international relations. Justin is currently working on a project examining protest attitudes and behavior in Russia’s regions. He has previously published work on the effects of military spending on military coups, the legacy of Communism on religious belief in the Baltics and the 1989 Romanian revolution. His dissertation examines how variations in democratic government structure affect the international conflict behavior of democratic countries.
Fun Fact: I was once kicked out of Red Square in Moscow.
Favorite Thing About Working at NNU: I love working with students who are interested in and curious about the world.