Joseph Clarkson

Joseph Clarkson

Fields of Study: Political Theory, International Relations


Areas of interest: History of Political Thought, German Political Thought, Sovereignty

Joseph Clarkson is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame specializing in Political Theory and International Relations. Joseph’s dissertation examines the sources of political unity in the state theories of Carl Schmitt and Hermann Heller, two of the most important political thinkers of the Weimar Republic. His interests include theories of state formation and sovereignty as well as the causes of war in the history of political thought. His research has been published by Political Research Quarterly.