Larry Diamond 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 research focuses on democratic trends and conditions around the world and on policies and reforms to defend and advance democracy. He is the author of numerous books on international democracy in to be published later this year on the global crisis of democracy.
Previously he was named Stanford’s “Teacher of the Year” for his teaching that “transcends political and ideological barriers”. Diamond is widely recognized as one of world’s leading experts on the subject of democracy.