Forum Research Council

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The International Forum for Democratic Studies Research Council is a group of approximately 80 scholars and specialists recognized for their outstanding work and expertise on democracy and democratization. It includes experts specializing in particular regions and countries, as well as scholars who study broader, comparative issues. Research Council members represent a wide range of theoretical and intellectual perspectives, reflecting the diversity in the field of democracy studies.

Research Council members participate in Forum activities by:

  • Providing intellectual input on research topics
  • Participating in Forum panel presentations, working groups, and roundtable discussions
  • Contributing articles to the Forum’s Journal of Democracy and other Forum publications
  • Building organizational partnerships with the Forum to conduct joint conferences and research projects

 

Forum Research Council Members

Co-Chairs

Marc F. Plattner
National Endowment for Democracy

Larry Diamond
Stanford University

Executive Director

Christopher Walker
National Endowment for Democracy

Research Council Members

Nancy Bermeo
Oxford University 

Ladan Boroumand
Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation for the
Promotion of Human Rights and Democracy in Iran

Michael Bratton
Michigan State University

Jason Brownlee
University of Texas at Austin

Daniel Brumberg
Georgetown University

Zora Bútorová
Institute for Public Affairs (Slovakia)

Thomas Carothers
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Yun-han Chu
Academia Sinica (Taiwan)

Alexander Cooley
Barnard College, Columbia University

Michael Coppedge
University of Notre Dame

Javier Corrales
Amherst College

Donald Emmerson
Stanford University

Whitman College
 
Hudson Institute
 
Portuguese Catholic University
 
Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (United Kingdom)
 
Centre for the Study of Democracy (South Africa)
 
Stanford University
 
Indiana University
 
Georgetown University
 
Portland State University
 
George Mason University
 
Center for Democracy and Development (Ghana)
 
University of California at San Diego
 
Asan Institute for Policy Studies (South Korea)
 
University of Virginia
 
University of North Carolina
 
U.S. Institute of Peace
 
Duke University
 
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Northwestern University
 
Stanford University
 
Korea Foundation
 
Centre for Liberal Strategies (Bulgaria)
 
Sweden Institute of International Affairs
 
Harvard University
 
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
 
Ohio State University
 
East-West Center
 
University of Southern California
 
Yale University
 
University of Notre Dame
 
George Washington University
 
Stanford University (on leave)
 
Centre for Policy Studies (India)
 
Scuola di Governo, LUISS (Italy)
 
Hertie School of Governance (Germany)
 
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
 
Columbia University
 
Ilia State University (Georgia)
 
George Washington University
 
Prague Institute for Democracy, Economy and Culture
 
Claremont McKenna College
 
Brookings Institution
 
Freedom House
 
Harvard University
 
Murdoch University
 
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
 
Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
 
Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (France)
 
Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE, Mexico)
 
Instituto Universitario Europeo (Italy)
 
Columbia University
 
Carnegie Moscow Center (Russia)
 
Inter-America Dialogue
 
The Stefan Batory Foundation (Poland)
 
Stanford University
 
Columbia University
 
University of Maryland at College Park
 
Brown University
 
Cornell University
 
University of Toronto
 
National Taiwan University
 
Oxford University
 
Temple University
 
Oxford University