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Jonathan Laurence is director of the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and a Political Science Professor at Boston College. Prof. Laurence received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Cornell University, a C.E.P. at Sciences Po, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University. His principal areas of teaching and research are comparative politics and religion and politics in Western Europe, Turkey and North Africa.

 Nicholas Hayes-Mota is Assistant Director of the Clough Center.  In collaboration with the Director, he helps manage the Center's programming and day-to-day operations, and coordinates the Center's Fellowship programs. He holds an A.B. in Social Studies, summa cum laude, from Harvard University, an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School, and will receive his Ph.D. in Theological Ethics from Boston College in Fall 2023.

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The Clough Center for the Study of 
Constitutional Democracy

Boston College
10 Stone Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone 617.552.6952
Fax 617.552.0630

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