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Dr. Terry Clark

Dr. Terry Clark, is Professor of political science and the director of the graduate program in international relations (INR).  A specialist in comparative politics, he received his B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1973, the M.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1988, and the Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1992.  He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Clark is an active scholar who has published four books and numerous articles in journals such as Comparative Political Studies, Public Choice, PS: Political Science and Politics, Europe-Asia Studies, Problems of Post-Communism, Slavic Review, EEPS: Eastern European Politics and Societies, among others.  His scholarship has won him considerable recognition, to include grants supporting travel and research from the American Political Science Association (APSA), the Fulbright Committee, the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), the MacArthur Foundation, and the Kennan Institute.   He is currently engaged in the fuzzy math spatial modeling project.  The projectís long-term goals are 1) to improve the capacity of spatial models to predict stable outcomes, 2) to improve the empirical validity of those predictions, and 3) to provide a touch stone for further applications of fuzzy mathematics in the social sciences. 

Dr. Clark teaches courses in the government and politics of Russia, Eastern European politics, Russian foreign policy, comparative politics, the new institutionalism, international regimes, and international relations.  He has been recognized for outstanding teaching by both Creighton University and the Creighton College of Arts and Sciences.  His students have won national awards for research, and many have been accepted into Ph.D. programs in political science in major universitites, to include Harvard University, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Iowa, the University of Minnesota, and Washington University in St. Louis.  He and his wife, Marnie, have a daughter, Jessica.

DR. TERRY CLARK'S CURRICULUM VITAE is available at the following link address:   Curriculum Vitae