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C.V.

PRESENT POSITIONS

Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), 

    Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Stanford University

Professor by Courtesy of Political Science and Sociology, Stanford University

 

Co-editor, Journal of Democracy

Senior Consultant, International Forum for Democratic Studies, 

        National Endowment for Democracy

 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS and FELLOWSHIPS

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Vanderbilt University, 1980-85.

Public Policy Fellow, Institute for Contemporary Studies, 1979-80.

Founding co-director, International Forum for Democratic Studies (1994-2009)

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Sociology, Stanford University, 1980

M.A., Food Research Institute, Stanford University, 1978

B.A., Political Organization and Behavior, Stanford, 1974

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Comparative problems of democratic development and consolidation

U.S. and international policies to support democracy and economic development

Public attitudes and values toward democracy in new democracies

Democratic transitions and prospects in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

Democratic reform in the United States

Social Media and Digital Policy

 

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency (New York: Penguin, 2019; paperback, 2020).

 

In Search of Democracy (London: Routledge, 2016).

 

The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (New York: Times Books, 2008).

 

Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq (New York, Times Books 2005; paperback, 2006).

 

Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999).

 

Promoting Democracy in the 1990s: Actors and Instruments, Issues and Imperatives (New York: Carnegie Corporation of New York, December 1995).

 

Class, Ethnicity and Democracy in Nigeria: The Failure of the First Republic (London: The Macmillan Press, and Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1988).

 

EDITED BOOKS

China's Influence & American Interests, edited with Orville Schell (Hoover Institution Press, 2019)

 

Authoritarianism Goes Global: The Challenge to Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Christopher Walker (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016).

 

Taiwan’s Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years, edited with Yun-han Chu and Kharis Templeman (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2016).

 

Democracy in Decline? Edited with Marc F. Plattner. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015).

 

Politics and Culture in Contemporary Iran: Challenging the Status Quo, edited with Abbas Milani (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2015).

 

Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World, edited with Marc F. Plattner, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).

 

Clientelism, Social Policy and the Quality of Democracy, edited with Diego Abente Brun (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).

 

New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan, edited with Gi-Wook Shin (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014).

 

Will China Democratize? edited with Andrew J Nathan and Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

 

Democracy in East Asia, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Yun-han Chu (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

 

Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).

 

Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy, edited with Francis Fukuyama and Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).

 

Debates on Democratization, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010).

 

Democratization in Africa, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010).

 

Democracy: A Reader, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009).

 

Latin America’s Struggle for Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Diego Abente (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).

 

How People View Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).

 

How East Asians View Democracy, edited with Yun-han Chu, Andrew Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008).

 

Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan, edited with Bruce Gilley (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008).

 

The State of India’s Democracy, edited with Sumit Ganguly and Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007).

 

Electoral Systems and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006).

 

Assessing the Quality of Democracy, edited with Leonardo Morlino (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005).

 

World Religions and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Philip J. Costopoulos (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005).

 

Nigeria’s Struggle for Democracy and Good Governance: A Festschrift for Oyeleye Oyediran (edited with Adigun A. B. Agbaje and Ebere Onwuiwe (Ibadan, Ibadan University Press 2004).

 

Islam and Democracy in the Middle East, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Daniel Brumberg (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003).

 

Democracy after Communism, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002).

 

Political Parties and Democracy, edited with Richard Gunther (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001).

 

The Global Divergence of Democracies, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001).

 

Elections and Democracy in Greater China, edited with Ramon H. Myers (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).

 

Consolidating Democracy in South Korea, edited with Byung-Kook Kim (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000).

 

Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea, edited with Doh Chull Shin (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2000).

 

Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America, 2nd. Ed, with Jonathan Hartlyn, Juan Linz, and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999).

 

Democratization in Africa, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, September 1999).

 

The Self-Restraining State: Power and Accountability in New Democracies, edited with Andreas Schedler and Marc F. Plattner (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999).

 

Democracy in East Asia, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998).

 

Consolidating the Third-Wave Democracies (two volumes), edited with Marc F. Plattner, Hung-mao Tien, and Yun-han Chu (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).

 

Transition without End: Nigerian Politics and Civil Society under Babangida, edited with Anthony Kirk-Greene and Oyeleye Oyediran (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1997; and Ibadan, Nigeria, Vantage Publishers, 1997)

 

Civil-Military Relations and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner. (Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, October 1996).

 

The Global Resurgence of Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner, 2nd edition.  (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, August 1996). First edition published in 1993.

 

Politics in Developing Countries: Comparing Experiences with Democracy, 2nd ed., edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995).

 

Economic Reform and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).

 

Nationalism, Ethnic, Conflict and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994).

 

Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993).

 

Israeli Democracy under Stress, edited with Ehud Sprinzak (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993).

 

Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993; paperback edition, 1994).

 

Reexamining Democracy: Essays in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset, edited with Gary Marks (published initially in abbreviated form as a special issue of the American Behavioral Scientist, March/June 1992).

 

The Democratic Revolution: Struggles for Freedom and Pluralism in the Developing World (New York: Freedom House, 1992).

 

Politics in Developing Countries: Comparing Experiences with Democracy, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1990).

 

Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner Publishers, and  London: Adamantine Press, 1989).

 

Democracy in Developing Countries: Asia, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, London: Adamantine Press, and New Delhi: Vistaar Publications, 1989).

 

Democracy in Developing Countries: Africa, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, London: Adamantine Press, 1988).

 

POLICY REPORTS

Securing American Elections: Prescriptions for Enhancing the Integrity and Independence of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election and Beyond (Stanford Cyber Policy Center, 2019)

 

China's Influence & American Interests: Promoting Constructive Vigilance, edited with Orville Schell (Hoover Institution Press, 2019)

 

In Support of Arab Democracy (Council on Foreign Relations Press, 2005)

 

Foreign Aid in the National Interest (U.S. Agency for International Development, 2002)

 

Promoting Democracy in the 1990s: Actors and Instruments, Issues and Imperatives (Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, 1995)

 

ARTICLES, ESSAYS, AND BOOK CHAPTERS

"Breaking Out of the Democratic Slump," Journal of Democracy 31 (January 2020): 36-50. 

 

Social Media,” (with Zak Whittington) in Christian Haerpfer, Partick Bernhagen, and Ronald Inglehart, eds.,  Democratization, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).

 

The Threat of Postmodern Totalitarianism,” Journal of Democracy 30 (January 2019): 20-24.

 

Reviving the Global Democratic Momentum,” in Adrian Basora, Agnieszka Marczyk, and Maia Otarashvili, eds., Does Democracy Matter? The United States and Global Democracy Support (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017).


"The Global Context for Promoting Democracy," in U.S.-Japan Approaches to Democracy Promotion (Washington, DC: Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, 2017) 9-24.

 

Democracy in Decline: How Washington Can Reverse the Tide,” Foreign Affairs 95 (July/August 2016): 151-159.

 

“Introduction,” with Abbas Milani, in Politics and Culture in Contemporary Iran: Challenging the Status Quo, edited with Abbas Milani (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2015), 1-13.

 

Facing Up to the Democratic Recession,” Journal of Democracy 26 (January 2015): 141-155.

 

The Next Democratic Century,” Current History 99 (January 2014): 8-11.

 

Korea and Taiwan: New Challenges for Maturing Democracies,” with Gi-Wook Shin, in Diamond and Shin, New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014), 1-23.

 

"Promoting Democracy," in Berkowitz, ed., Renewing the American Constitutional Tradition (Stanford, Hoover Institution Press, 2013).

 

"Petroleum to the People: Africa's Coming Resource Curse -- and How to Avoid it," Foreign Affairs, September/October, 2013.

 

“Introduction,” Democracy in East Asia:  A New Century, Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner, eds., (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013): ix-xxx.

 

The Opening in Burma; The Need for a Political Pact,” Journal of Democracy 23 (October 2012): 138-149.

 

Democracy’s Third Wave Today,” Current History, November 2011.

 

"Promoting Democracy, Foreign Policy Imperative?" Great Decisions 2012; Foreign Policy Association, September 2011.

 

A Fourth Wave or a False Start: Democracy after the Arab Spring,” Foreign Affairs, May 22, 2011

 

The Impact of the Economic Crisis: Why Democracies Survive,” Journal of Democracy 22 (January 2011): 17-30.

 

“The Financial Crisis and the Democracy Recession,” in Nancy Birdsall and Francis Fukuyama, eds., “New Ideas on Development after the Financial Crisis" (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).

 

Liberation Technology,” Journal of Democracy 21 (July 2010): 69-83.

 

Why are There No Arab Democracies?” Journal of Democracy 21 (January 2010): 93-104.

 

“Supporting Democracy: Refashioning U.S. Global Strategy,” in Alexander T. J. Lennon, ed., Democracy in U.S. Security Strategy: From Promotion to Support (Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2009).

 

“Introduction: Comparative Perspectives on Democratic Legitimacy in East Asia,” with Yun-han Chu, Andrew J. Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin, in Chu, Diamond, Nathan, and Shin How East Asians View Democracy (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008), pp. 1-38.

 

“Conclusion: Values, Regime Performance, and Democratic Consolidation,” with Yun-han Chu and Andrew J. Nathan, in Chu, Diamond, Nathan, and Shin How East Asians View Democracy (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008), pp. 238-257.

 

“Why China’s Democratic Transition Will Differ From Taiwan’s,” in Bruce Gilley and Larry Diamond, eds., Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008), pp. 243-257.  

 

“A Comparative Perspective on Hong Kong Democratization: Prospects Toward 2017/2020,” in Ming K. Chan, ed., China’s Hong Kong Transformed: Retrospect and Prospects (Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2008), pp. 315-333.

 

Prospects for Democratization in Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective,” in Carola McGiffert and James T.H. Tang, Hong Kong on the Move: 10 Years as the HKSAR (Washington: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2008), pp. 3-17.

 

Foreword to Smart Aid for African Development, Richard Joseph and Alexandra Gillies, eds., (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008).

 

Progress and Retreat in Africa: The Rule of Law versus the Big Man,” Journal of Democracy 19 (April 2008): 138-149.

 

The Democratic Rollback: The Resurgence of the Predatory State,” Foreign Affairs (March/April 2008): 36-48, http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20080301faessay87204/larry-diamond/the-democratic-rollback.html.

 

A Quarter Century of Promoting Democracy,” Journal of Democracy 18 (October 2007): 118-120. 

 

A Win-Win Strategy for Dealing with Iran,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol 30, no. 1, Winter 2007 (with Abbas Milani and Michael McFaul).

 

Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States,” Taiwan Journal of Democracy 2 (December 2006): 93-116.

 

What to Do in Iraq: A Roundtable,” Foreign Affairs 85, no. 4 (July/August 2006): 150-153.

 

“Seeding Liberal Democracy,” with Michael McFaul, in Will Marshall, ed., With All Our Might: A Progressive Strategy for Defeating Jihadism and Defending Liberty (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006): 49-67.

 

Iraq’s Year of Voting Dangerously” with Adeed Dawisha, Journal of Democracy 17 (April 2006): 89-103.

 

Slide Rules: What Civil War Looks Like,” The New Republic, March 13, 2006: 11-14.

 

“What Went Wrong and Right in Iraq,” in Francis Fukuyama, ed., Nation-Building: Beyond Afghanistan and Iraq (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2006): 173-195.

 

Iraq and Democracy: The Lessons Learned,” Current History, (January 2006) 34-39.

 

 “A Transatlantic Strategy to Promote Democratic Development in the Broader Middle East” with Ronald D. Asmus, Mark Leonard and Michael McFaul, The Washington Quarterly 28, no. 2 (Spring 2005): 7-21.

 

Building Democracy after Conflict: Lessons From Iraq,” Journal of Democracy 16 (January 2005) 9-23. 

 

“Empowering the Poor: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?” in Measuring Empowerment: Cross Disciplinary Perspectives, Deepa Narayan, ed. (Washington, DC: World Bank (2005) 403-425.

 

Beyond Incrementalism: A New Strategy for Dealing with Iran” with Michael McFaul and Abbas Milani, Hoover Institution Press, 2005.

 

The Quality of Democracy: An Overview,” with Leonardo Morlino, Journal of Democracy (October 2004) 20-31

 

What Went Wrong in Iraq” Foreign Affairs 83, no. 5 (September/October 2004): 34-56

 

“Promoting Real Reform in Africa” in Democratic Reform in Africa: The Quality of Progress, E. Gyimah-Boadi, ed. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004

 

“Building a System of Comprehensive Accountability to Control Corruption” in Nigeria’s Struggle for Democracy and Good Governance: A Festschrift for Oyeleye Oyediran (edited with Adigun A. B. Agbaje and Ebere Onwuiwe (Ibadan, Ibadan University Press 2004)

 

Universal Democracy,” Policy Review, no. 119 (June and July 2003): 1-25.

 

“Introduction,” (with Daniel Brumberg), in Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Diamond, Plattner, and Brumberg, eds., 2003).

 

Species of Political Parties: A New Typology,” Party Politics 9, no. 2 (March 2003): 167-199 (with Richard Gunther).

 

The Rule of Law as Transition to Democracy in China,” Journal of Contemporary China 12 (35) (2003): 319-331. (Reprinted in Suisheng Zhao, ed., Debating Political Reform in China: Rule of Law vs. Democratization, 2006).

 

“Promoting Democratic Governance,” in U.S. Agency for International Development, Foreign Aid in the National Interest: Promoting Freedom, Security, and Opportunity (Washington, DC: 2002): 33-53.

 

Elections without Democracy: Thinking about Hybrid Regimes,” Journal of Democracy 13, no.2 (April 2002): 21-35.

 

“Winning the New Cold War on Terrorism: The Democratic-Governance Imperative,” Institute for Global Democracy, Policy Paper No. 1, March 2002.

 

“Consolidating Democracies,” in Larry LeDuc, Richard Niemi, and Pippa Norris, eds., Comparing Democracies: New Challenges in the Study of Elections and Voting (Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 2002).

 

“Institutional Design, Ethnic Conflict Management, and Democracy in Nigeria,” with Rotimi T. Suberu, in Andrew Reynolds, (ed) The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management and Democracy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002).

 

“Building a World of Liberal Democracies,” in Thomas Henriksen, ed., Foreign Policy for American in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2001).

 

“Anatomy of an Electoral Earthquake: How the KMT Lost and the DPP Won the 2000 Presidential Election,” in Muthiah Alagappa, ed., Taiwan’s Presidential Politics: Democratization and Cross-Strait Relations in the 21st Century (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2001)

 

“Types and Functions of Parties,” with Richard Gunther, in Diamond and Gunther, Political Parties and Democracy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)

 

“Foreword” to Rotimi T. Suberu, Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria (Washington, DC: U.S. Institute of Peace, 2001).

 

How People View Democracy: Halting Progress in Korea and Taiwan,” with Yun-han Chu and Doh Chull Shin, Journal of Democracy 12, no. 1 (January 2001): 122-136.

 

“Foreword,” in Suisheng Zhao, ed., China and Democracy: The Prospect for a Democratic China (Routledge: 2000)

 

Developing Democracy in Africa: African and International Imperatives,” Cambridge Review of International Affairs 14, no. 1 (Autumn-Winter 2000-01): 191-213.

 

“The Global State of Democracy,” Current History 99, no. 641 (December 2000): 413-418.

 

“Building a World of Liberal Democracies,” in Thomas Henriksen, editor, Foreign Policy for America’s Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives (Stanford:  Hoover Institution Press, 2001).

 

Is Pakistan the Reverse Wave of the Future?” Journal of Democracy 11, no. 3 (July 2000): 91-106.

 

Elections and Democracy in Greater China,” with Ramon Myers, China Quarterly, no. 162 (June 2000): 365-387.  (special issue co-edited with Ramon Myers).

 

"What the election signifies for democracy," Taipei Times, March 15, 2000

 

“The End of the Third Wave and the Beginning of the Fourth,” in Joao Espada and Marc F. Plattner, eds., The Democratic Invention (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).

 

“Introduction: Consolidating Democracy in Korea,” with Byung-Kook Kim, in Diamond and Kim, eds., Consolidating Democracy in Korea.

 

“Introduction: Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea,” with Doh Chull Shin, in Diamond and Shin, eds., Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea.

            

“Introduction,” in Diamond and Plattner, eds., Democratization in Africa (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)

 

Taiwan’s 1998 Elections: Implications for Democratic Consolidation,” with Yun-han Chu, Asian Survey, vol. 34, no. 5 (September/October 1999).

 

“In Search of Consolidation,” in Diamond, et al., eds., Consolidating the Third-Wave Democracies (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming, August 1997)

 

“Conclusion: Postcript and Postmortem,” in Diamond, Kirk-Greene, and Oyediran, eds., Transition without End: Nigerian Politics and Civil Society under Babangida  (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, forthcoming, August 1997)

 

"Promoting Democracy in the 1990s: Actors, Instruments, and Issues," in Axel Hadenius, ed., Democracy's Victory and Crisis: Nobel Symposium 1994 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

 

Prospects for Democratic Development in Africa,” Hoover Institution Essays in Public Policy, no. 74 (Stanford: Hoover Institution, 1997).

 

Consolidating Democracy in the Americas,” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, March 1997.

 

"Is the Third Wave of Democracy Over?" Journal of Democracy 7, no. 3 (July 1996).

 

"Why the United States Must Remain Engaged," Orbis (Summer 1996).

 

"Democracy in Latin America:  Degrees, Illusions, and Directions for Consolidation," in Tom Farer, ed., Beyond Sovereignty:  Collectively Defending Democracy in the Americas (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996),  pp. 52-104.

 

In Seymour Martin Lipset, ed., The Encyclopedia of Democracy (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly, 1995): "Subsaharan Africa," pp. 25-36, "Colonialism," pp. 263-267, "Legitimacy," pp. 747-751, and "Nigeria," pp. 884-891.

 

"Introduction: What Makes for Democracy," with Juan Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset, in Diamond, Linz and Lipset, eds., Politics in Developing Countries, 2nd ed., 1995.

 

"Nigeria:  The Uncivic Society and the Descent into Praetorianism," in Diamond, Linz, and Lipset, eds., Politics in Developing Countries, 2nd ed.

 

"Democracy and Economic Reform:  Tensions, Compatibilities, and Strategies for Reconciliation," in Edward Lazear, ed., Economic Transition in Eastern Europe and Russia:  Realities of Reform (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1995).

 

"Promoting Democracy in Africa," in John W. Harbeson and Donald Rothchild, eds., Africa in World Politics, 2nd edition (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995).

 

"Civil Society and Democratic Consolidation:  Building a Culture of Democracy in a New South Africa," in Hermann Giliomee and Lawrence Schlemmer, eds., The Bold Experiment:  South Africa's New Democracy (Midrand, South Africa:  Southern Book Publishers, 1994).

 

"Rethinking Civil Society: Toward Democratic Consolidation," Journal of Democracy 5, no. 3, July 1994, pp. 4-17.  (Reprinted in Spanish in Pedro Santana R., ed., Las Incertidumbres de la Democracia (Bogotá: Foro Nacional de Colombia, 1995) pp. 3-22.

 

"The Global Imperative: Building a Democratic World Order,” Current History, Vol. 93, no. 579, January 1993, pp. 1-7.

 

"Introduction," and "Conclusion: Causes and Effects," in Larry Diamond, ed., Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993), pp. 1-33 and 411-435 (pp. 1-27 and 229-249 in the 199 paperback edition).

 

"Introduction," pp. 1-20, and "Directions for Reform," pp. 361-374 (with Ehud Sprinzak), in Sprinzak and Diamond, eds., Israeli Democracy under Stress (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993).

 

"Democracy as Paradox," in Israeli Democracy under Stress,  pp. 21-43.

 

"The Globalization of Democracy," in Robert Slater, Steven Dorr, and Barry Schutz, eds., Global Transformation and the Third World (Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1992), pp. 31-69. 

 

"Promoting Democracy," Foreign Policy, no. 87, Summer 1992, pp. 25-46. (Reprinted in Current, no. 346, October 1992).

 

"Economic Development and Democracy Reconsidered," in Larry Diamond and Gary Marks, eds., Reexamining Democracy:  Essays in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset, pp. 93-139, and in American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 35 (March/June 1992), pp. 450-499. (Reprinted in Spanish in Estudios Pblicos, no. 49., 1993).

 

"Corruption: Nigeria's Perennial Problem," Journal of Democracy, Vol. 32, no. 4 (October 1991), pp. 73-85.  (Reprinted in Diamond and Plattner, eds., The Global Resurgence of Democracy, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993, pp. 217-229, and in slightly revised and updated form in Corruption and Reform, Vol. 7, no. 3, 1992/93, pp. 215-225).

 

"Nigeria's Search for a New Political Order," Journal of Democracy, Vol. 2, no. 2 (April 1991), pp. 54_69.

 

"Three Paradoxes of Democracy," Journal of Democracy, Vol. l, no. 3, Summer 1991, pp. 48_60.  (Reprinted in The Global Resurgence of Democracy, pp. 95-107, and in Chinese in The Chinese Intellectual, Vol. 9, no. 1, 1993, pp. 3-10).

 

"Introduction: Politics, Society and Democracy in Latin America," with Juan J. Linz, in Diamond, Linz and Lipset Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America (1989).

 

"Introduction: Persistence, Erosion, Breakdown and Renewal," in Diamond, Linz and Lipset, eds., Democracy in Developing Countries: Asia (1989).

 

"Beyond Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism:  Strategies for Democratization," The  Washington  Quarterly, Vol. 12, no. 2, Winter 1989.  Translated and published in Revista del Pensamiento Centro Americano, Vol. 43, no. 201, October-December 1988.

 

"Introduction: Roots of Failure, Seeds of Hope," in Diamond, Linz, and Lipset, eds., Democracy in Developing Countries: Africa (1988).

 

"Class Formation in the Swollen African State," Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 26, no. 1, March 1988.

    

"Issues in the Constitutional Design of a Third Nigerian Republic," African Affairs, Vol. 86, no. 343, April 1987.

 

"Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict" (Review essay), Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 25, no. 1, March 1987.

 

"Nigeria in Search of Democracy," Foreign Affairs, Vol. 62, no. 4, Spring 1984.

 

"Class, Ethnicity and the Democratic State: Nigeria, 1950_66," Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 25, no. 3, July 1983.

 

"Cleavage, Conflict and Anxiety in the Second Nigerian Republic," Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 20, no. 4, December 1982.

 

"Personal Development and National Development: A Cross-national Perspective" (with Alex Inkeles). In The Quality of Life: Comparative Studies, Alexander Szalai and Frank Andrews, eds. London: SAGE, 1980.

 

WORKING PAPERS

Follow the Leader: Explaining American Support for Democracy and Authoritarianism,” with Lee Drutman and Joe Goldman, Democracy Fund Voter Study Group, March 2018.

 

Testing the Limits: Examining Public Support for Checks on Presidential Power,” with Lee Drutman and Joe Goldman, Democracy Fund Voter Study Group, June 2018.

 

Democratic Governance and the Performance of Democracy,” Paper presented at “Democracy that Delivers: Improving the Quality of Democratic Governance and Economic Growth” conference at the Center for International Private Enterprise. Washington, DC, October 27, 2009.

 

“Supporting Democracy: Refashioning U.S. Global Strategy to Advance Freedom,” Prepared for the CSIS Project on “Democracy Promotion in U.S. Grand Strategy,” December 1, 2008.

 

Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States: Lessons and Challenges”  (Prepared for the National Policy Forum on Terrorism, Security, and America’s Purpose, Sept 6-7, 2005, Washington, DC).

 

Can the Whole World Become Democratic? Democracy, Development, and International Policies,” Working Paper 03-05, Center for the Study of Democracy, U.C. Irvine.  (This paper was presented as the annual Harry Eckstein Lecture at UC Irvine, April 17, 2003).

 

Fostering Institutions to Contain Corruption,” Prem Notes, The World Bank, June 1999, no. 24.

 

“Political Culture and Democratic Consolidation,” Estudio/Working Paper  1998/118, Center for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Juan March Institute, Madrid, Spain, June 1998.

 

The End of the Third Wave and the Global Future of Democracy,” Working Paper, Political Science Series, no.45, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, 1998.

 

Prospects for Democratic Development in Africa,” Hoover Institution, Essays in Public Policy, 1997.

 

Civil Society and the Development of Democracy,” Estudio/Working Paper  1997/101, Center for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Juan March Institute, Madrid, Spain, June 1997.

 

Is the Third Wave of Democracy Over? The Imperative of Consolidation,” Working Paper no. 237, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, March 1997.

 

Is the Third Wave of Democracy Over?  An Empirical Assessment,” Working Paper no. 236, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, March 1997.

 

OP-Eds and OTHER RECENT ARTICLES

"The Terrifying Inadequacy of American Election Law" with Edward B. Foley, The Atlantic, September 8, 2020

 

"Our democracy could be in peril from within — will leaders step up?" with Joe Goldman and Lee Drutman, The Hill, July 25, 2020

 

"The End of China's 'Peaceful Rise,' " The American Interest, July 17, 2020

 

"The Coronavirus Versus the Pandemic," Foreign Affairs, June 13, 2020

 

"The Long Struggle for Voting Rights," The American Interest, June 9, 2020

 

"The End of Hong Kong As We Knew It," The American Interest, May 26, 2020

 

"Don't mess with the Supreme Court," The Hill, May 20, 2020

 

"Counting on coronavirus luck is not a fall election strategy. Best bet is vote by mail." with Valentin Bolotneyy, USA TODAY, May 4, 2020

 

"America's COVID-19 Disaster Is a Setback for Democracy," The Atlantic, April 16, 2020

 

"How We Can Manage the Pandemic and Preserve our Democracy," The American Interest, March 27, 2020

 

"How to Beat a Populist," The American Interest, February 20, 2020

 

"A Season of Caesars," The American Interest, December 11, 2019

 

"Presidential candidates advance by being divisive. We can do better than that." with James Fishkin, USA TODAY, December 5, 2019

 

"The Impeachment Conundrum," The American Interest, November 5, 2019

 

"Combating China's Influence Operations," with Orville Schell, Project Syndicate, November 4, 2019

 

"How to Save Democracy," Hoover Digest 2019, No. 4: 40-49

 

"This Experiment Has Some Great News for Our Democracy," with James Fishkin, The New York Times, October 2, 2019

 

"What I Learned from Listening to Americans Deliberate," The American Interest, September 27, 2019

 

"America's Silence Helps Autocrats Triumph," Foreign Policy, September 6, 2019

 

"What if There’s a Better Way to Handle Our Democratic Debate?" The New York Times, August 29, 2019 

 

"Why President Trump must keep speaking out on Hong Kong," The Hill, August 19, 2019

 

"Playing with Fire on Election Security," The American Interest, July 26, 2019

 

"A New Birth of Freedom," The American Interest, June 21, 2019

 

"Democracy Demotion," Foreign Affairs, June 2019

 

"Sudan on the Cusp of Democratic Change," The American Interest, May 17, 2019

 

"The Global Crisis of Democracy," The Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2019.

 

"The Long Game of Democratic Reform," The American Interest, April 19, 2019

 

"The Coming Demographic Disruptions," The American Interest, March 15, 2019

 

"A Hinge in History?" The American Interest,  January 18, 2019

 

"China Gets Its Message to Americans but Doesn't Want to Reciprocate," The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2018

 

"Will China Rule the World?" The American Interest, December 14, 2018

 

"Iran must free Farhad Meysami, a nonviolent fighter for human rights," The Washington Post, December 5, 2018

 

"License to Kill," The American Interest, October 18, 2018

 

Standing Up to China,” The American Interest, August 17, 2018

 

Silence from the Party,” The American Interest, July 13, 2018

 

A Victory for Democratic Reform,” The American Interest, May 18, 2018

 

Countering a Kleptocratic Kremlin,” The American Interest, April 20, 2018

 

Are People Losing Faith in Democracy?” The American Interest, March 16, 2018

 

The Liberal Democratic Order in Crisis,” The American Interest, February 16, 2018

 

China’s Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone,” with Anna Mitchell, The Atlantic, February 2, 2018

 

The Quickest Path Toward Democratizing Presidential Elections,” The Daily Beast, January 29, 2018

 

Our Year of Living Dangerously,” The American Interest, January 12, 2018

 

This Sputnik Moment,” The American Interest, December 15, 2017

 

How to Reverse the Degradation of our Politics,” The American Interest, November 10, 2017

 

Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy?” The American Interest, October 13, 2017

 

The Authoritarian Temptation,” Seminar no. 693, May 2017 (New Delhi)

 

There is a Peaceful Way out of the North Korea Crisis,” The Atlantic, April 26, 2017

 

A ‘City on a Hill’ as a Fortress on a Moat,” with Abbas Milani and Michael McFaul, The Atlantic, February 3, 2017

 

The Middle East’s Next Moment of Reckoning,” (with Hesham Sallam) Project Syndicate, January 20, 2017

 

The Most Urgent Questions about the Russia Hacks,” The Atlantic, December 21, 2016

 

Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy,” The Atlantic, December 9, 2016

 

It Could Happen Here,” The Atlantic, October 19, 2016

 

The Second Most Important Vote on November 8,” Foreign Policy, October 13, 2016

 

Maine can bring out the ‘better angels’ of our democracy with ranked-choice voting,” Bangor Daily News, October 6, 2016

 

What is America Fighting For?” The Atlantic, December 19, 2015

 

Let’s Have an Honest Debate on the Debates,” with David King, The Hill, June 17, 2015

 

Ending the Presidential Debate Duopoly,” The Atlantic, May 8, 2015  

 

Tunisia is Still a Success,” The Atlantic, March 23, 2015

 

Chasing Away the Democracy Blues: Why Democracy is Worth Fighting For,” Foreign Policy, October 24, 2014

 

Democracy’s Deepening Recession,” The Atlantic, May 2, 2014

 

"The Betrayal of Tahrir Square," (with Jeff Shank) The Atlantic, February 28, 2014

 

"The Specter of Mass Killings in Burma," The Atlantic, January 2014

 

"Chinese Communism and the 70-year itch," The Atlantic, October, 2013

 

"All Fall Down: The Uncertain Future of the Only Solution for Israel," The Atlantic, May 2013

 

"Venezuela's Upcoming Election Won't be Any Fairer Than the Last," (with Thor Halvorssen) The Atlantic, April 2013

 

"The Case for Intervening in Syria," (with Lina Khatib) The Atlantic, April 2013

 

"Obama and the Betrayal of Democracy in Bahrain," The Atlantic, January 2013

 

"Aung San Suu Kyi: From Politician to 'Democracy Icon' and Back," The Atlantic, October 2012

 

"Why East Asia - Including China - Will Turn Democratic Within a Generation," The Atlantic, January 2012

 

Obama’s Moment of Truth,” The New Republic, March 15, 2011

 

Transition Traps: How Egypt Can Avoid the Most Dangerous Pitfalls on the Way to Becoming a Democracy,” The New Republic, February 16, 2011 

 

"Can Egypt Really Become a Democracy?" The Atlantic, February 2011

 

How Egypt Can Build Lasting Democracy in a post-Mubarak World,” The Washington Post

 

Let’s Hear from the Democracies on Iran,” New York Times, July 6, 2009, with Abbas Milani

 

“Instead of Imposing Policies, Reward States that Invest in Well-Being and Institutions,” Boston Review (July/August 2009), pp. 12-13

 

Pursue a New Freedom Agenda,” Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, no. 6 (Fall 2007)

 

India: Take the Lead,” Times of India, 13 December 2007

 

IN MEMORIAM: SEYMOUR MARTIN LIPSET, 1922–2006: A Giant among Teachers,” Hoover Digest 2007, no. 1

 

“Democracy Remains the People’s Choice,” Straits Times, September 11, 2006

 

“Pivotal Moment in Iraq” San Jose Mercury News, December 11, 2005

 

Consensus and Iraq’s Constitution” Los Angeles Times, October 15, 2005

 

“It Only Looks Dead: Don’t write the obituary for Iraq’s Constitution just yet,” The New Republic Online, August 17, 2005

 

Has America Failed in Iraq?” (online debate), Slate, July 20, 2005

 

"Beat the Insurgents by Talking to Them," Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2005

 

“Iraq’s Cabinet Needs More Than A Few Tame Sunnis,” Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2005, page 18

 

Between Democracy and Stability: The Middle East,” Hoover Digest 2005, no. 1: 109-115

 

Report from Baghdad,” Hoover Digest 2004, no. 4

 

“How a Vote Could Derail Democracy,” New York Times, (January 9, 2005) p. 13

 

The New War for Iraq,” Hoover Digest 2004, no 3: 42-51

 

“Eyewitness to the Iraq Botch,” Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2004  

 

 “Iraq: The Long Haul,” Hoover Digest, 2004, no. 2: 26-33

 

 “No Other Option,” Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2004

 

 “Iraq’s Democratic Revolution,” Wall Street Journal, February 19, 2004

 

 “Foreign Aid and the National Interest,” Hoover Digest, 2004, no.1: 53-57

 

Endgame: Why the United States Should not Go It Alone,” Hoover Digest 2003, no. 1:  82-85

 

Preparing for the Worst,” Hoover Digest, 2002, no. 2: 26-30

 

How to Win the War,” Hoover Digest, 2002, no. 1: 9-16

 

Debt for Democracy,” Hoover Digest, 2001, no. 1: 127-132

 

What the Democratization of Mexico Means for All the World,” Hoover Digest, 2000, no. 4, 166-171

 

“Compassionate Conditionality for Africa,” The Weekly Standard, July 31, 2000, p. 41;  The American Spectator, September 2000, p. 83

 

A Report Card on Democracy,” Hoover Digest, 2000, no. 3: 91-100

 

Cross-strait Balancing Act Chen’s First Priority,” Taipei Times, March 21, 2000

 

A Message to the KMT: Now is the Time to Reform or Die,” Taipei Times, March 20, 2000

 

What the Election Signifies for Democracy,” Taipei Times, March 15, 2000

 

Democracy: The Global Prospect,” Hoover Digest 1999, no. 4: 64-76

 

Institutions of Accountability,” Hoover Digest, 1999, no. 3: 87-91

 

“Electoral System Reform in Taiwan,” Taipei Times, June 29, 1999, p 9

 

Inside the Gulag,” Hoover Digest 1998, no. 4: 99-106

 

Building a Democratic Africa,” Hoover Digest 1998, no. 3: 116-121

 

Ten Tests for Latin Democracy,” Hoover Digest 1997, no. 4: 94-103

 

Is There Hope for Africa?” Hoover Digest 1997, no. 2: 119-125

 

RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS, SPEECHES, AND PRESENTATIONS

“Is There a Global Crisis of Liberal Democracy,” lecture to the Fair Winds Foundation, and the Taiwan Democracy Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan; King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Chulalongkoran University, and the National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2018

 

“Are People Losing Faith in Democracy?” Presentation to Stanford Family Weekend, February 24, 2018

 

Defending Liberal Democracy from the Slide Toward Authoritarianism,” Keynote Speech to the European Democracy Conference 2017, Bratislava, November 21, 2017, Sponsored by the Institute of Public Affairs and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

 

“Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy,” Lecture to the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, November 30, 2017

 

When is Populism a Threat to Democracy?” Presentation to the Stanford FSI Conference on Global Populisms, November 3, 2017

 

Prospects for Democracy and Democratization in Chinese Societies,” Keynote Address to 59th Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Walker Institute, University of South Carolina, October 21, 2017

 

“Concluding Remarks: Call to Action,” 9th Ministerial of the Community of Democracies, Department of State, Washington, D.C., September 15, 2017

 

“The Crisis of Democracy: Key Trends, Causes, and Policy Responses,” Lecture to the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, August 8, 2017

 

Defending the Western Tradition of Liberty Under Law,” Estoril Political Forum, Estoril, Portugal, June 26, 2017

 

“Is the World Facing a Democratic Recession,” Instituto Atuãcao, Curitiba, Brazil, May 9, 2017. (and University of São Paulo, Brazil, May 11, 2017)

 

“The Global Democratic Recession,” Lecture to Fudan University, Shanghai, China, April 24, 2017

 

“Indonesia’s Place in Global Democracy,” presented to the “Indonesia Update” conference, Australian National University, Canberra, October 9-10, 2009

 

“The Future of Democracy and U.S. Foreign Policy,” presented to the Hudson Institute-Pew Charitable Trusts “Briefings on Democracy,” December 10, 2008

 

“Teaching Outside the Classroom: Making a Difference in Students’ Lives,”

Lecture to the Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University, October 31, 2007

 

“Promoting Democracy to Undermine Radical Islamist Terrorism,” prepared for the Solarium II Project” of the Center for a New American Security, Meeting 1, October 23, 2007

 

“Prospects for Democratization in Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective.”

Prepared for the Conference “Hong Kong on the Move: American and Hong Kong Perspectives on the First Ten Years of the HKSAR,” Center for Strategic and International Studies and Hong Kong Washington Economic and Trade Office, October 22, 2007, Washington, D.C.

 

“Building Trust in Government by Improving Governance,” Presented to the 7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government:  “Building Trust in Government” Sponsored by the United Nations, Vienna, June 27, 2007

 

Remarks To the National Endowment for Democracy Panel, “The Legacy of Westminster: Democracy Assistance since the Founding of NED and the Challenges Ahead,” Library of Congress, June 7, 2007

 

“Why Taiwan’s Democracy Matters, For Taiwan and for All of Asia,”

Keynote Address to 2007 West Coast Conference of the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association, April 14, 2007

 

“Institutional Options for Democratic Development in Hong Kong,” Lecture to the Savantas Institute, Hong Kong, September 19, 2006

 

“Can Iraq Become a Democracy? Can Iraq Avoid Civil War?” Paper for the International Studies Association Meeting. San Diego, March 23, 2006

 

“What went Wrong in Iraq, and Prospects for Democracy and Stability” presented to the UCLA International Institute, February 3, 2006, Los Angeles, California 

 

“Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States:  Lessons and Challenges,” Prepared for the National Policy Forum on Terrorism, Security, and America’s Purpose, September 6-7, 2005, Washington, DC, co-sponsored by the New America Foundation the Democracy Coalition Project

 

“Democracy, Development and Good Governance: The Inseparable Links” Annual Democracy and Governance Lecture. Presented at the Center for Democratic Development, British Council Hall, Accra, Ghana, March 1, 2005

 

“Moving Up Out of Poverty: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?” presented to the World Bank Workshop, “Moving Out of Poverty: Growth and Freedom from the Bottom Up” July 15-17, 2003, Washington, D.C.  

 

“Building a System of Comprehensive Accountability to Control Corruption.”  Presented to the Seminar on Democratic Consolidation: The International Context and the Mexican Experience, Federal Electoral Institute of Mexico, Mexico City, Feb. 18-20, 2003

 

“What Civil Society Can Do To Reform, Deepen, and Improve Democracy.” Presented to the Workshop on “Civil Society, Social Capital, and Civic Engagement in Japan and the United States,” Sponsored by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, The Asia Foundation, and the program on U.S. Japan Relations at Harvard University, June 12-13, 2001, Tokyo

 

“Civic Communities and Predatory Societies,” Delivered to the conference “Culture Matters: A Forum for Business, Education and Training Professionals,” Intercultural Management Institute, American University, Washington, D.C. May 10, 2001

 

“How Democratic is Taiwan? Five Key Challenges for Democratic Development and Consolidation.” Paper for the Symposium on “The Transition from One-Party Rule: Taiwan’s New Government and Cross-Strait Relations,” Columbia University, April 6-7, 2001

 

“How People View Democracy: Findings from Public Opinion Surveys in Four Regions,” presentation to the IIS Democratization Seminar, Stanford University, January 11, 2001

 

“Democracy Promotion for the Long Haul,” Remarks by Larry Diamond to the AID Partners Conference, November 30, 2000

 

“Growth and Equivocation in Democratic Values: Taiwan and Korea in Comparative Perspective,” with Yun-han Chu and Doh Chull Shin.  Paper presented to the 2000 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., August 31-September 3

 

“Anatomy of a Political Earthquake: How the KMT Lost—and the DPP Won—the 2000 Presidential Election in Taiwan.”  Paper presented to the conference on “Taiwan’s Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications,” August 21-22, 2000, East-West Center, Honolulu

 

“Politics, Society and Democracy in Latin America,” presented to the 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, September 3-6

 

“Cross-Strait Relations in the Wake of the Summit,” presented to the Hoover Institution “U.S. and World Affairs Seminar,” January 8, 1998

 

“The End of the Third Wave and the Beginning of the Fourth,” presented to  lecture series on “The Democratic Invention” of the Mario Soares Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, June 18, 1997

 

“Cultivating Democratic Citizenship: Education for a New Century of Democracy in the Americas,” presented to the Civitas Panamericano Conference, “Education for Democracy,” Buenos Aires, September 29-October 2, 1996

 

"Some Democratic Lessons in the 'Asian Values' Debate."  Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 12, 1996

 

"Taiwan's Future Role in the World," remarks to the US-Taiwan Policy Consultation, sponsored by the Carnegie Council for International Peace and the Institute for National Policy Research, New York, December 10, 1994

 

"Controlling Violent Conflict in the Post-Cold War World," presented to the International Press Institute Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, February 16, 1994

 

AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Award for Exceptional Service to Stanford University, June 2016

 

Richard W. Lyman Award for service to the Stanford Alumni Association, January 2014

 

Dinkelspiel Award for Distinctive Contributions to Undergraduate Education, Stanford University, June 2007

 

“Teacher of the Year Award,” Associated Students of Stanford University, May 2007

 

Research Grant, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, “Consolidating Democracy in Taiwan,” 1999-2000

 

POSCO Visiting Fellow, East-West Center, Honolulu (August 1999)

 

Study on democratic consolidation in Taiwan, from the National Science Council of Taiwan, while in residence at the Sun Yat-sen Institute of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, 1997-98

 

"Economy, Society, and Democracy," grant from the Agency for International Development, September 14, 1990 - March 13, 1993  (Principal Investigator)

 

"Project on Democracy in Developing Countries," grant from the Agency for International Development, September 1, 1987 - March 1, 1989 (Principal Investigator)

 

"Democracy in Developing Countries," grant from the MacArthur Foundation to the Hoover¬ Institution, 1987-90 (with Alex Inkeles, Seymour Martin Lipset, Ramon Myers, Alvin Rabushka and Robert Wesson)

 

Research Grant (for 1984-1987), National Endowment for Democracy, to finance a comparative study of democratic experiences in the Third World.  (With Seymour Martin Lipset and Juan Linz)

 

Fulbright Teaching Fellowship, 1982-83:  Visiting Lecturer in Sociology at Bayero University, Kano

 

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT

Comparative Democratic Development

Democracy Promotion in American Foreign Policy (Seminar)

Building Democracy after Conflict (Seminar)

Seminar on Democratic Consolidation (seminar)

 

PROFESSIONAL and PUBLIC SERVICE

Principal Investigator, Global Digital Policy Incubator, CDDRL, 2017-

Principal Investigator, Arab Reform & Democracy Program, CDDRL, 2010-

Principal Investigator, Taiwan Democracy Program, CDDRL, 2006-2017

Faculty Co-Director, Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford, 2010-2016

Director, CDDRL, Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI), Stanford, 2009-2015            

Coordinator, Democracy Program, Center for Democracy, Development, & the Rule of Law (CDDRL) 2002-2009

Member, Board of Directors, Voices of a Democratic Egypt, 2008-

Member, Board of Directors, Council for a Community of Democracies, 2006-2016

Member, Advisory Commission on Voluntary Foreign Aid (U.S. Agency for International Development), 2004-2007

Member, Stanford University Task Force on Student Mental Health and Well-Being, 2006-2008

Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Haas Center for Public Service, 2007-

Member, Board of Directors, Hillel at Stanford, 2004-2010

Member, Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy

    Toward Reform in the Arab World, 2004-2005

Senior Advisor on Governance, Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad, 2004

Member, Faculty Steering Committee, Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford       

     University, 2003-06  (and advisor to the Stanford-in-Government International   

      Fellowships Program)

Consultant to U.S. Agency for International Development, 2001-2003

Member, Advisory Board, Freedom in the World Survey, Freedom House

            Member, Executive Board, Society for Comparative Research, 1997-02

            Member of the Editorial Board, Current History, 2000-

            Member, Editorial Board, India Review, 2001-

Member, International Advisory Board, International Human Rights  

    Consortium, Center On Rights Development, Denver University, 2001-6

            Co-coordinator, Democratization Seminar, Institute for International

                 Studies, Stanford University, 1994-2002

Co-coordinator, U.S. and World Affairs Seminar, Hoover Institution, 1990-2003

Co-director, Center for African Studies, Stanford, 1994, 1999-2000

            

MEMBERSHIPS

American Political Science Association

Association for Asian Studies

Conference Group on Taiwan Studies

Council on Foreign Relations

International Political Science Association