Visiting Assistant Professor
Of all the questions which can come before this nation…there is none which compares in importance with the great central task of leaving this land even a better land for our descendants than it is for us” -Theodore Roosevelt
Blair Niece received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Illinois in 2017. His primary areas of research are international cooperation on financial agreements, and political risks to financial markets. Blair’s current book project explores how cooperation between nations deteriorates for international financial rules. Before starting his Ph.D., Blair received a Master’s Degree in financial economics from Ohio University, a Master’s degree in political science at Ohio University, and a B.A. in international relations from Shawnee State University.
Ph.D., Political Science
M.A., Financial Economics
M.A., Political Science
B.A., International Relations
International Political Economy
Linking Domestic Politics and International Relations
Cooperation and international financial agreements and the impact of conflict, terrorism, and elections on financial markets
Blair grew up on a small farm in southern Ohio. In his spare time, he used to repair tractors, help train horses, and build horse fences.