Marko Klašnja is an assistant professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Government Department. At Georgetown, he teaches courses on comparative politics and quantitative research methods. Klašnja holds a PhD in political science from NYU (2015). In 2014-2015, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Princeton.
Klašnja's research focuses on democratic accountability and the inequalities in political representation. He’s especially interested in the electoral fortunes of corrupt politicians, the role of parties in democratic accountability, the causes and consequences of politicians' wealth, and the political attitudes and preferences of wealthy individuals.