Jon Clifton is Managing Director of Gallup’s Global Analytics and a member of the company’s Executive Committee. He is responsible for the company’s global government work and the Gallup World Poll, an ongoing study conducted in more than 160 countries. He is also a member of the Public Release Committee, the governance board that oversees and maintains Gallup’s public release standards for data, research and methodology.
Jon is a nonresident Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, and he serves on the board of directors of the Meridian International Center and of StreetWise Partners. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Michigan and a juris doctorate in international law from the University of Nebraska. He lives and works in Washington, D.C.