Nick Hayes


Nick is the Saint John’s University Chair in Critical Thinking and a popular commentator regularly featured on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) addressing issues of international affairs and the political turmoil of Russia and Eastern Europe today. He has appeared on PBS NewsHourReligion and Ethics Newsweekly and has given radio commentaries for NPR’s Morning EditionAll Things Considered, and Public Radio International’s Marketplace. He is a contributing writer for


One Fine Morning color

And One Fine Morning    Memories of My Father

Patrick in Russia
Looking for Leningrad    My Soviet Life
(to be released in 2017)


Minnesota Public Radio

Visit Nick’s website for more information,

Other Work Available here.