Clayton Besaw




Graduate Researcher


Clayton’s C.V.

Clayton is currently a second year graduate student at the University of Central Florida. His subjects of interest include issues of applied political psychology towards both individual and aggregate units of analysis. He is currently involved with a variety of research topics that include the study of insurgencies, terrorist organizations, indigenous political organization, and social amplification of risk.  His involvement with Dr. Jacques and the UCF Political Ecology Lab is specifically tied to research about risk communication and amplification in the context of climate change.  Clayton hopes to continue his education beyond his MA program towards a PhD and to apply his research to both the academic and policy-making spheres.

Current Research

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