Senior Fellow, Democracy, Conflict and Governance Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Ashley Quarcoo is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focuses on threats to democracy, elections, social and political polarization, transitional justice, and comparative approaches toward building social cohesion and democratic renewal. Quarcoo served for nine years as a Democracy Specialist with the US Agency for International Development where she supported strategy, policy, and program development for a nearly $300 million democracy, human rights, and governance foreign assistance portfolio. She also previously worked for the State Department, the Carter Center, and the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. Quarcoo was a 2019–20 Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow and is a former Council Term Member.