Alexander Clackson

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Alexander Clackson is the founder of Global Political Insight, a think-tank that focuses on international relations and global affairs. He is also a political analyst and commentator and frequently contributes to other think-tanks and media outlets. His work has been featured on CCTV America,[1] Russia Today (RT),[2] Open Democracy,[3] Centre for Research on Globalization,[4] Russian International Affairs Council,[5] Future Foreign Policy think-tank,[6] New Eastern Outlook journal[7] and other outlets. He previously worked as a journalist for The Upcoming.[8]

Clackson’s area of expertise includes Russia and the wider Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. He regularly contributes to Russia Insider, a media outlet that specifically focuses on Russia and the Eurasian region.[9] He is also interested in the Middle East region and how the U.S. foreign policy affects the global order.[10]

Education[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Alexander Clackson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Hull. His dissertation focused on Russian domestic politics. He then studied a Master of Arts degree in International Relations at the University of York.[11] His thesis was about the Iraq War in 2003.

Clackson's most prominent academic work includes an essay on Conflict and Cooperation in International Relations.[12]

Global Political Insight[edit | hide | edit source]

Alexander Clackson founded Global Political Insight (GPI) think-tank in 2014. Based in London, it publishes research papers and analyses the latest global political developments.[13] Currently, the organisation is working on a research publication on the EU-Russia relations. [14]