Expert Advisory Committee

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Harry Blair

Associate Department Chair, Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in Political Science, Yale University

Diego Abente Brun

Deputy Director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy

Martin J. Bull

Professor of Politics, University of Salford Academic Director, European Consortium of Political Research, Editor, European Political Science

Mamadou Diouf

Director of Institute for African Studies; Leitner Family Professor of African Studies and History, Columbia University

Javier Corrales

Professor of Political Science, Amherst College

John Entelis

Professor of Political Science, Director of the Middle East Studies Program, Fordham University

Steven Heydemann

Senior Adviser for Middle East Initiatives, United States Institutes for Peace

Adam Isacson

Director of the Regional Security Policy Program, Washington Office on Latin America

Josh Kurlantzick

Fellow for Southeast Asia, Council on Foreign Relations

Azzedine Layachi

Professor of Government and Politics, St. John’s University

Terrence Lyons

Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University

Assis Malaquias

Academic Chair for Defense Economics, Africa Center for Strategic Studies 

Takis Pappas

Associate professor of comparative politics at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, and Marie Curie Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Jose Raul Perales

Director, Americas Department at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Solofo Randrianja

Professor of History, University of Toamsina

Murat Somer

Associate Professor of International Relations, Koç University, Istanbul

Scott Taylor

Director of African Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Susan Thomson

Mellon post-doctoral fellow in contemporary African politics and society, Hampshire College

Susanna Wing

Associate Professor of Political Science, Haverford College

Bridget Welsh

Associate Professor in Political Science, Singapore Management University

Coletta Youngers

Senior Fellow, Washington Office on Latin America