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About Larry Diamond

Larry Diamond is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy. At Stanford University, he is professor by courtesy of political science and sociology, and he coordinates the democracy program of the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), within the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).

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Recent Publication 

Ill Winds, Saving democracy from Russian rage, Chinese ambition, and American complacency

Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency 

The defense and advancement of democratic ideals relies on U.S. global leadership.

Book now available

In the News 

US Capitol under siege
Leah Millis / Reuters

January 6 and the Paradoxes of America’s Democracy Agenda 

Why Protecting Liberalism Will Require a Dose of Populism.

Read more in Foreign Affairs

Recent Lecture 

Sitting in front of a Stanford sign, Larry Diamond gestures while he speaks.

Political Freedom and Human Prosperity

Political freedom and economic freedom are the symbiotic twin pillars of human prosperity and the indispensable foundations for enduringly successful nations.

Read more at the Hoover Institution

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