Professor Diamond is interested in democracy at home and abroad: how to achieve it, defend it, and improve it. He will be speaking about the challenges to democracy that we are now seeing in the U.S., and will entertain questions from the audience about the recent election and its aftermath.
Senior Fellow at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science and Sociology
Former Director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law
Diamond leads the Hoover Institution’s programs on China’s Global Sharp Power and on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region. At FSI, he leads the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, based at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, which he directed for more than six years. He also co-leads the Global Digital Policy Incubator, based at FSI’s Cyber Policy Center. He is the founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy and also serves as senior consultant at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy. His books include "China's Influence and American Interests" (Hoover Press, 2019, with Orville Schell); "Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency" (Penguin 2020); and "In Search of Democracy" (2016).