Carnegie Experts on
Democracy and Rule of Law

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    Thomas Carothers
    Vice President for Studies
    Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, human rights, governance, comparative democratization, and U.S. foreign policy relating to democracy and human rights.
  • expert thumbnail - Chayes
    Sarah Chayes
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program
    South Asia Program
    Sarah Chayes is internationally recognized for her innovative thinking on corruption and its implications. Her work explores how severe corruption can help prompt such crises as terrorism, revolutions and their violent aftermaths, and environmental degradation.
  • expert thumbnail - Dunne
    Michele Dunne
    Director and Senior Associate
    Middle East Program
    Dunne is an expert on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.
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    Rachel Kleinfeld
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program
    Kleinfeld is a senior associate in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program. She was the founding CEO of the Truman National Security Project.
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    Milan Vaishnav
    Senior Associate
    South Asia Program
    Vaishnav’s primary research focus is the political economy of India, and he examines issues such as corruption, ethnic politics, governance and state capacity, election finance, and distributive politics.
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    Richard Youngs
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program
    Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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The Carnegie Democracy and Rule of Law Program rigorously examines the global state of democracy and the rule of law and international efforts to support their advance.

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