Graham Clure received his B.A. in Sociology and Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006, his M.Phil. in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge in 2007, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University in 2015.
From 2016-17 he worked at the College of Europe at Natolin (Warsaw) and, from 2017-2021 he has worked in the Department of History at the University of Lausanne, as a Senior Swiss National Science Foundation Researcher.
At Lausanne, he has been affiliated with a SNSF project entitled “Enlightenment Agrarian Republics: From the Vaud to Poland and America” directed by Prof. Béla Kapossy. During this time, he has primarily been engaged in writing a monograph, entitled Rousseau’s Last Masterpiece: The Political and Economic Institutions of Poland, which is a study of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s political thought seen from the vantage point of his last major work on politics, the Considerations on the Government of Poland.
From autumn 2021, he has been a Fellow in the Fondazione 1563’s Turin Humanities Program, where he undertook a project entitled Rousseau’s Global Legacy: The Science of Political Right from Poland to America.