Director, Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS)Associate Professor of International Affairs
K. Chad Clay is the Director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) and an Associate Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. Prior to receiving his PhD in political science from Binghamton University in 2012, he received a BA in chemistry from Hendrix College in 2003 and MA degrees in political science and sociology from the University of Memphis in 2007 and 2008, respectively. He joined the faculty at SPIA in 2012. Dr. Clay’s research focuses on the on the determinants of human rights practices, collective dissent, political violence, and economic development.