Research affiliate, Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida
Clayton Besaw (Ph.D. University of Central Florida) is a political psychologist and computational social scientist. He currently serves as a political events forecaster within One Earth Foundation's forecasting track. Clayton’s research background explores patterns in conflict and political violence, with a focus on extremist recruitment and behavior. The results of this work have been published in The Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Conflict Management and Peace Science.
The past year may have felt politically tumultuous, between Saudi Arabias brazen killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, the resurgence of authoritarianism in Eastern Europe and Donald Trumps unorthodox approach...