International Forum for Democratic Studies Research Council Member

Daniel Brumberg

Georgetown University

Daniel Brumberg is an associate professor of government and co-director of the M.A. in Democracy and Governance Studies at Georgetown University. In addition to teaching at Georgetown University, Dr. Brumberg serves as a special adviser for the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) Muslim World Initiative, where he focuses on democratization and political reform in the Middle East and wider Islamic world. He has previously served as a Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment’s Democracy and Rule of Law Project (2003–04), a Jennings Randolph senior fellow at USIP, (1999-2000), a Mellon junior fellow at Georgetown University (1998), and a visiting fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies (1998). Dr. Brumberg is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy and the editorial board of the American Political Science Association’s quarterly, Political Science and Politics. Dr. Brumberg has assisted several nongovernmental organizations in the Arab world, including the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs. He has also served as a consultant to the National Democratic Institute, the Democracy and Governance Bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development, and Freedom House.

Forum Events

“Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World,” International Forum for Democratic Studies (Apr. 25, 2014)

Forum Publications

“Transforming the Arab World’s Protection-Racket Politics,” Journal of Democracy (July 2013)