Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk

Associate Professor of the Practice
International Relations

Expertise

Regions
  • Europe
  • North America
Topics
  • Populism
  • Liberal Democracy
  • Public Policy
  • Transatlantic Relations
Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish

Background and Education

Yascha Mounk is a political scientist known for his work on the rise of populism and the crisis of liberal democracy. His third and most recent book, "The People vs Democracy: Why Our Freedom is In Danger and How to Save It," has been translated into ten languages and recognized as a “Best Book of 2018” by the Financial Times and other publications.


Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and Harvard University, Mounk is a Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, a Senior Advisor at Protect Democracy, a Columnist at Slate, and the host of The Good Fight podcast. He is also a frequent contributor to international newspapers and magazines including The New Yorker, The Atlantic and Foreign Affairs as well as a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


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Spring 2015 
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