Roland Clark

Roland Clark is a historian of fascism, anti-Semitism and religion in modern Eastern Europe. He taught high school in Australia and Romania, and held an assistant professorship at Eastern Connecticut State University before joining the University of Liverpool, where he is a senior lecturer in history. He is also a senior fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR). His prize-winning book is titled, “Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania” (Cornell UP, 2015). He has been published in a variety of specialist journals, including Cultural and Social History, Patterns of Prejudice, and Contemporary European History. Clark also writes on theology and nationalism, the relationship of the Romanian Orthodox Church with religious minorities, and religious beliefs and practices in peasant and working-class communities in interwar Romania. He writes a regular blog on the theology, practice, history and sociology of religion at Clark holds a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.


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