International Forum for Democratic Studies Research Council Member

Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr.

Hudson Institute

Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. Since 2006, he has been living in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he is also professor of Soviet and post-Soviet systems at Ilia State University. Fairbanks previously served as a research professor of international relations and the director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He served as a deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of State and a member of the department’s policy planning staff. Fairbanks has also taught on the political science faculty of both Yale University and the University of Toronto.

Forum Events

“A New Chance for Georgian Democracy,” International Forum for Democratic Studies (Jan. 23, 2013)

Forum Publications

“A New Chance for Georgian Democracy,” co-authored with Alexi Gugushvili, Journal of Democracy, (Jan. 2013)

“Twenty Years of Postcommunism: Georgia’s Soviet Legacy,” Journal of Democracy (Jan. 2010)

“Debating the Color Revolutions: Necessary Distinctions,” Journal of Democracy (Jan. 2009)