Thomas Carothers is senior vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In that capacity he oversees all of the research programs at Carnegie and directs the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program (@CarnegieDCG). Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, human rights, governance, the rule of law, and civil society. He has worked on democracy assistance projects for many organizations and carried out extensive field research on aid efforts around the world. He is the author or editor of ten critically acclaimed books and many articles in prominent journals and newspapers, including most recently, Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization (Brookings Press, 2019, co-edited with Andrew O’Donohue). He has been a visiting faculty member at the Central European University in Budapest, Nuffield College, Oxford University, and Johns Hopkins SAIS.
Articles by this author:
The US Needs a Global Anti-Coup Strategy
by Frances Z. Brown and Thomas Carothers
Jun 1st, 2022
When US Security and Democracy Interests Clash
by Thomas Carothers and Benjamin Press
Nov 18th, 2021