February 2009

Curriculum Vitae
Larry J. Diamond
Senior Fellow Phone: 650-725-3420 (office)
Hoover Institution 650-858-1345 (home)
Stanford, Ca. 94305-6010
diamond@hoover.stanford.edu

PRESENT POSITIONS

Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford

Co-editor, Journal of Democracy
Co-directors, International Forum for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy

Professor by Courtesy of Political Science and Sociology, Stanford University

Coordinator, Democracy Program, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Stanford University

PREVIOUS POSITIONS and FELLOWSHIPS

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Vanderbilt University, 1980-85.
Public Policy Fellow, Institute for Contemporary Studies, 1979-80.

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Sociology, Stanford University, 1980
M.A., Food Research Institute, Stanford University, 1978
B.A., Political Organization and Behavior, Stanford, 1974

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Comparative problems of democratic development and consolidation
  • U.S. and international policies to promote democracy and foster development
  • Challenges of post-war state-building, in Iraq and comparatively
  • Democratic consolidation in Taiwan, in comparative perspective
  • Democratic transitions and prospects in Africa
  • Public attitudes and values toward democracy in new democracies
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
  • The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (New York, Times Books, 2008).
  • Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq (New York, Times Books 2005; paperback, 2006)
  • Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)
  • Promoting Democracy in the 1990s: Actors and Instruments, Issues and Imperatives (New York: Carnegie Corporation of New York, December 1995)
  • Class, Ethnicity and Democracy in Nigeria: The Failure of the First Republic. (London: The Macmillan Press, and Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1988).
EDITED BOOKS
  • Latin America's Struggle for Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Diego Abente (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).
  • How People View Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).
  • How East Asians View Democracy, edited with Yun-han Chu, Andrew Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008).
  • Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan, edited with Bruce Gilley (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008).
  • The State of India's Democracy, edited with Sumit Ganguly and Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007).
  • Electoral Systems and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)
  • Assessing the Quality of Democracy, edited with Leonardo Morlino (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)
  • World Religions and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Philip J. Costopoulos (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)
  • Nigeria's Struggle for Democracy and Good Governance: A Festschrift for Oyeleye Oyediran (edited with Adigun A. B. Agbaje and Ebere Onwuiwe (Ibadan, Ibadan University Press 2004)
  • Islam and Democracy in the Middle East, edited with Marc F. Plattner and Daniel Brumberg (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003)
  • Democracy after Communism, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002)
  • Political Parties and Democracy, edited with Richard Gunther (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)
  • The Global Divergence of Democracies, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univesity Press, 2001)
  • Elections and Democracy in Greater China, edited with Ramon H. Myers (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001)
  • Consolidating Democracy in South Korea, edited with Byung-Kook Kim (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000)
  • Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea, edited with Doh Chull Shin (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2000)
  • Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America, 2nd. Ed, with Jonathan Hartlyn, Juan Linz, and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999)
  • Democratization in Africa, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming September 1999)
  • The Self-Restraining State: Power and Accountability in New Democracies, edited with Andreas Schedler and Marc F. Plattner (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999)
  • Democracy in East Asia, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998).
  • Consolidating the Third-Wave Democracies (two volumes), edited with Marc F. Plattner, Hung-mao Tien, and Yun-han Chu (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).
  • Transition without End: Nigerian Politics and Civil Society under Babangida, edited with Anthony Kirk-Greene and Oyeleye Oyediran (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1997; and Ibadan, Nigeria, Vantage Publishers, 1997)
  • Civil-Military Relations and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, October 1996).
  • The Global Resurgence of Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner, 2nd edition. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, August 1996). First edition published in 1993.
  • Politics in Developing Countries: Comparing Experiences with Democracy, 2nd ed., edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995)
  • Economic Reform and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner
  • (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995)
  • Nationalism, Ethnic, Conflict and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994)
  • Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy, edited with Marc F. Plattner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993)
  • Israeli Democracy under Stress, edited with Ehud Sprinzak (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993)
  • Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993; paperback edition, 1994)
  • Reexamining Democracy: Essays in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset, edited with Gary Marks (published initially in abbreviated form as a special issue of the American Behavioral Scientist, March/June 1992).
  • The Democratic Revolution: Struggles for Freedom and Pluralism in the Developing World (New York: Freedom House, 1992).
  • Politics in Developing Countries: Comparing Experiences with Democracy, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1990).
  • Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, and London: Adamantine Press, 1989).
  • Democracy in Developing Countries: Asia, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, London: Adamantine Press, and New Delhi: Vistaar Publications, 1989).
  • Democracy in Developing Countries: Africa, edited with Juan J. Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, London: Adamantine Press, 1988).
ARTICLES, ESSAYS, AND BOOK CHAPTERS
  • "Introduction: Comparative Perspectives on Democratic Legitimacy in East Asia," with Yun-han Chu, Andrew Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin, in Chu, Diamond, Nathan, and Shin How East Asians View Democracy (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008), pp.1-38
  • "Conclusion: Values, Regime Performance,and Democratic Consolidation," with Yun-han Chu, Andrew Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin, in Chu, Diamond, Nathan, and Shin
  • "Why China's Democratic Transition Will Differ from Taiwan's," in Bruce Gilley and Larry Diamond, eds., Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008), pp: 243-257.
  • "Prospects for Democratization in Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective," in Carola McGiffert and James T. H. Tang, in Chu, Diamond, Nathan, and Shin Hong Kong on the Move: 10 Years as the HKSAR (Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2008), pp:3-17
  • Foreword to Smart Aid for African Development, Richard Joseph and Alexandra Gillies, eds.,(Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008)
  • Progress and Retreat in Africa: The Rule of Law versus the Big Man," Journal of Democracy 19 (April 2008): 138-149
  • "The Democratic Rollback: The Resurgence of the Predatory State," Foreign Affairs (March/April 2008): 36-48, http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20080301faessay87204/larry-diamond/the-democratic-rollback.html.
  • "A Quarter Century of Promoting Democracy," Journal of Democracy 18 (October 2007): 118-120.
  • "A Win-Win Strategy for Dealing with Iran," The Washington Quarterly, Vol 30, no. 1, Winter 2007.
  • "Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States," Taiwan Journal of Democracy 2 (December 2006): 93-116.
  • "What to Do in Iraq: A Roundtable," Foreign Affairs 85, no. 4 (July/August 2006): 150-153.
  • "Seeding Liberal Democracy," with Michael McFaul, in Will Marshall, ed., With All Our Might: A Progressive Strategy for Defeating Jihadism and Defending Liberty (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006): 49-67.
  • "Iraq's Year of Voting Dangerously" with Adeed Dawisha, Journal of Democracy 17 (April 2006): 89-103.
  • "Slide Rules: What Civil War Looks Like," The New Republic, March 13, 2006: 11-14.
  • "What Went Wrong and Right in Iraq," in Francis Fukuyama, ed., Nation-Building: Beyond Afghanistan and Iraq (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2006): 173-195.
  • "Iraq and Democracy: The Lessons Learned," Current History, (January 2006) 34-39.
  • "A Transatlantic Strategy to Promote Democratic Development in the Broader Middle East" with Ronald D. Asmus, Mark Leonard and Michael McFaul, The Washington Quarterly 28, no. 2 (Spring 2005): 7-21.
  • "Building Democracy after Conflict: Lessons From Iraq," Journal of Democracy 16 (January 2005) 9-23.
  • "Empowering the Poor: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?" in Measuring Empowerment: Cross Disciplinary Perspectives, Deepa Narayan, ed. (Washington, DC: World Bank (2005) 403-425.
  • "Beyond Incrementalism: A New Strategy for Dealing with Iran" with Michael McFaul and Abbas Milani, Hoover Institution Press, 2005.
  • "The Quality of Democracy: An Overview," with Leonardo Morlino, Journal of Democracy (October 2004) 20-31
  • "What Went Wrong in Iraq" Foreign Affairs 83, no. 5 (September/October 2004): 34-56
  • "Promoting Real Reform in Africa" in Democratic Reform in Africa: The Q uality of Progress, E. Gyimah-Boadi, ed. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004
  • "Universal Democracy," Policy Review, no. 119 (June and July 2003): 1-25.
  • "Introduction," (with Daniel Brumberg), in Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Diamond, Plattner, and Brumberg, eds., 2003).
  • "Species of Political Parties: A New Typology," Party Politics 9, no. 2 (March 2003): 167-199 (with Richard Gunther).
  • "The Rule of Law as Transition to Democracy in China," Journal of Contemporary China 12 (35) (2003): 319-331. (Reprinted in Suisheng Zhao, ed., Debating Political Reform in China: Rule of Law vs. Democratization, 2006).
  • "Promoting Democratic Governance," in U.S. Agency for International Development, Foreign Aid in the National Interest: Promoting Freedom, Security, and Opportunity (Washington, DC: 2002): 33-53.
  • "Elections without Democracy: Thinking about Hybrid Regimes," Journal of Democracy 13, no.2 (April 2002): 21-35.
  • "Winning the New Cold War on Terrorism: The Democratic-Governance Imperative." Institute for Global Democracy, Policy Paper No. 1, March 2002.
  • "Consolidating Democracies," in Larry LeDuc, Richard Niemi, and Pippa Norris, eds., Comparing Democracies: New Challenges in the Study of Elections and Voting (Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 2002).
  • "Institutional Design, Ethnic Conflict Management, and Democracy in Nigeria," with Rotimi T. Suberu, in Andrew Reynolds, (ed) The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management and Democracy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002).
  • "Building a World of Liberal Democracies," in Thomas Henriksen, ed., Foreign Policy for American in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2001).
  • "Anatomy of an Electoral Earthquake: How the KMT Lost and the DPP Won the 2000 Presidential Election," in Muthiah Alagappa, ed., Taiwan's Presidential Politics: Democratization and Cross-Strait Relations in the 21st Century (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2001)
  • "Types and Functions of Parties," with Richard Gunther, in Diamond and Gunther, Political Parties and Democracy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)
  • "Foreword" to Rotimi T. Suberu, Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria (Washington, DC: U.S. Institute of Peace, 2001).
  • "How People View Democracy: Halting Progress in Korea and Taiwan," with Yun-han Chu and Doh Chull Shin, Journal of Democracy 12, no. 1 (January 2001): 122-136.
  • "Foreword," in Suisheng Zhao, ed., China and Democracy: The Prospect for a Democratic China (Routledge: 2000)
  • "Developing Democracy in Africa: African and International Imperatives," Cambridge Review of International Affairs 14, no. 1 (Autumn-Winter 2000-01): 191-213.
  • "The Global State of Democracy," Current History 99, no. 641 (December 2000): 413-418.
  • "Building a World of Liberal Democracies," in Thomas Henriksen, editor, Foreign Policy for America's Third Century: Alternative Perspectives (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2001).
  • "Is Pakistan the Reverse Wave of the Future?" Journal of Democracy 11, no. 3 (July 2000): 91-106.
  • "Elections and Democracy in Greater China," with Ramon Myers, China Quarterly, no. 162 (June 2000): 365-387. (special issue co-edited with Ramon Myers).
  • "The End of the Third Wave and the Beginning of the Fourth," in Joao Espada and Marc F. Plattner, eds., The Democratic Invention (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).
  • "Introduction: Consolidating Democracy in Korea," with Byung-Kook Kim, in Diamond and Kim, eds., Consolidating Democracy in Korea.
  • "Introduction: Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea," with Doh Chull Shin, in Diamond and Shin, eds., Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea.
  • "Introduction," in Diamond and Plattner, eds., Democratization in Africa (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)
  • "Taiwan's 1998 Elections: Implications for Democratic Consolidation," with Yun-han Chu, Asian Survey, vol. 34, no. 5 (September/October 1999).
  • "In Search of Consolidation," in Diamond, et al., eds., Consolidating the Third-Wave Democracies (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming, August 1997)
  • "Conclusion: Postcript and Postmortem," in Diamond, Kirk-Greene, and Oyediran, eds., Transition without End: Nigerian Politics and Civil Society under Babangida (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, forthcoming, August 1997)
  • "Promoting Democracy in the 1990s: Actors, Instruments, and Issues," in Axel Hadenius, ed., Democracy's Victory and Crisis: Nobel Symposium 1994 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997).
  • "Prospects for Democratic Development in Africa," Hoover Institution Essays in Public Policy, no. 74 (Stanford: Hoover Institution, 1997).
  • "Consolidating Democracy in the Americas," The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, March 1997.
  • "Is the Third Wave of Democracy Over?" Journal of Democracy 7, no. 3 (July 1996).
  • "Why the United States Must Remain Engaged," Orbis (Summer 1996).
  • "Democracy in Latin America: Degrees, Illusions, and Directions for Consolidation," in Tom Farer, ed., Beyond Sovereignty: Collectively Defending Democracy in the Americas (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996), pp. 52-104.
  • In Seymour Martin Lipset, ed., The Encyclopedia of Democracy (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly, 1995):
  • "Subsaharan Africa," pp. 25-36, "Colonialism," pp. 263-267, "Legitimacy," pp. 747-751, and "Nigeria," pp. 884-891.
  • "Introduction: What Makes for Democracy," with Juan Linz and Seymour Martin Lipset, in Diamond, Linz and Lipset, eds., Politics in Developing Countries, 2nd ed., 1995.
  • "Nigeria: The Uncivic Society and the Descent into Praetorianism," in Diamond, Linz, and Lipset, eds., Politics in Developing Countries, 2nd ed.
  • "Democracy and Economic Reform: Tensions, Compatibilities, and Strategies for Reconciliation," in Edward Lazear, ed., Economic Transition in Eastern Europe and Russia: Realities of Reform (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1995).
  • "Promoting Democracy in Africa," in John W. Harbeson and Donald Rothchild, eds., Africa in World Politics, 2nd edition (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995).
  • "Civil Society and Democratic Consolidation: Building a Culture of Democracy in a New South Africa," in Hermann Giliomee and Lawrence Schlemmer, eds., The Bold Experiment: South Africa's New Democracy (Midrand, South Africa: Southern Book Publishers, 1994).
  • "Rethinking Civil Society: Toward Democratic Consolidation," Journal of Democracy 5, no. 3, July 1994, pp. 4-17. (Reprinted in Spanish in Pedro Santana R., ed., Las Incertidumbres de la Democracia (Bogotá: Foro Nacional de Colombia, 1995) pp. 3-22.
  • "The Global Imperative: Building a Democratic World Order," Current History, Vol. 93, no. 579, January 1993, pp. 1-7.
  • "Introduction," and "Conclusion: Causes and Effects," in Larry Diamond, ed., Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993), pp. 1-33 and 411-435 (pp. 1-27 and 229-249 in the 199 paperback edition).
  • "Introduction," pp. 1-20, and "Directions for Reform," pp. 361-374 (with Ehud Sprinzak), in Sprinzak and Diamond, eds., Israeli Democracy under Stress (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993).
  • "Democracy as Paradox," in Israeli Democracy under Stress, pp. 21-43.
  • "The Globalization of Democracy," in Robert Slater, Steven Dorr, and Barry Schutz, eds., Global Transformation and the Third World (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1992), pp. 31-69.
  • "Promoting Democracy," Foreign Policy, no. 87, Summer 1992, pp. 25-46. (Reprinted in Current, no. 346, October 1992).
  • "Economic Development and Democracy Reconsidered," in Larry Diamond and Gary Marks, eds., Reexamining Democracy: Essays in Honor of Seymour Martin Lipset, pp. 93-139, and in American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 35 (March/June 1992), pp. 450-499. (Reprinted in Spanish in Estudios Pblicos, no. 49., 1993).
  • "Corruption: Nigeria's Perennial Problem," Journal of Democracy, Vol. 32, no. 4 (October 1991), pp. 73-85. (Reprinted in Diamond and Plattner, eds., The Global Resurgence of Democracy, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993, pp. 217-229, and in slightly revised and updated form in Corruption and Reform, Vol. 7, no. 3, 1992/93, pp. 215-225).
  • "Nigeria's Search for a New Political Order," Journal of Democracy, Vol. 2, no. 2 (April 1991), pp. 54_69.
  • "Three Paradoxes of Democracy," Journal of Democracy, Vol. l, no. 3, Summer 1991, pp. 48_60. (Reprinted in The Global Resurgence of Democracy, pp. 95-107, and in Chinese in The Chinese Intellectual, Vol. 9, no. 1, 1993, pp. 3-10).
  • "Introduction: Politics, Society and Democracy in Latin America," with Juan J. Linz, in Diamond, Linz and Lipset Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America (1989).
  • "Introduction: Persistence, Erosion, Breakdown and Renewal," in Diamond, Linz and Lipset, eds., Democracy in Developing Countries: Asia (1989).
  • "Beyond Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism: Strategies for Democratization," The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 12, no. 2, Winter 1989. Translated and published in Revista del Pensamiento Centro Americano, Vol. 43, no. 201, October-December 1988.
  • "Introduction: Roots of Failure, Seeds of Hope," in Diamond, Linz, and Lipset, eds., Democracy in Developing Countries: Africa (1988).
  • "Class Formation in the Swollen African State," Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 26, no. 1, March 1988.
  • "Issues in the Constitutional Design of a Third Nigerian Republic," African Affairs, Vol. 86, no. 343, April 1987.
  • "Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict" (Review essay), Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 25, no. 1, March 1987.
  • "Nigeria in Search of Democracy," Foreign Affairs, Vol. 62, no. 4, Spring 1984.
  • "Class, Ethnicity and the Democratic State: Nigeria, 1950_66," Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 25, no. 3, July 1983.
  • "Cleavage, Conflict and Anxiety in the Second Nigerian Republic," Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 20, no. 4, December 1982.
  • "Personal Development and National Development: A Cross-national Perspective" (with Alex Inkeles). In Comparative Studies on the Quality of Life, Alexander Szalai and Frank Andrews, eds. London: SAGE, 1980.
WORKING PAPERS
  • "Supporting Democracy: Refashioning U.S. Global Strategy to Advance Freedom," prepared for the CSIS Project on "Democracy Promotion in U.S. Grand Strategy," December 1, 2008
  • "Promoting Democracy to Undermine Radical Islamist Terrorism," prepared for the Solarium II Project" of the Center for a New American Security, Meeting 1, October 23, 2007
  • "Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States: Lessons and Challenges" (Prepared for the National Policy Forum on Terrorism, Security, and America's Purpose, Sept 6-7, 2005, Washington, DC)
  • "Can the Whole World Become Democratic? Democracy, Development, and International Policies," Working Paper 03-05, Center for the Study of Democracy, U.C. Irvine. (This paper was presented as the annual Harry Eckstein Lecture at UC Irvine, April 17, 2003).
  • "Fostering Institutions to Contain Corruption," Prem Notes, The World Bank, June 1999, no. 24.
  • "Political Culture and Democratic Consolidation," Estudio/Working Paper 1998/118, Center for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Juan March Institute, Madrid, Spain, June 1998.
  • "The End of the Third Wave and the Global Future of Democracy," Working Paper, Political Science Series, no.45, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, 1998.
  • "Prospects for Democratic Development in Africa," Hoover Institution, Essays in Public Policy, 1997.
  • "Civil Society and the Development of Democracy," Estudio/Working Paper 1997/101, Center for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Juan March Institute, Madrid, Spain, June 1997.
  • "Is the Third Wave of Democracy Over? The Imperative of Consolidation," Working Paper no. 237, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, March 1997.
  • "Is the Third Wave of Democracy Over? An Empirical Assessment," Working Paper no. 236, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, March 1997.
OP-Eds and OTHER RECENT ARTICLES
  • "Pursue a New Freedom Agenda," Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, no. 6 (Fall 2007), http://www.democracyjournal.org/article.php?ID=6557.
  • "India: Take the Lead," Times of India, 13 December 2007, http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India_Take_The_Lead/articleshow/2617945.cms
  • "Democracy Remains the People's Choice," Straits Times, September 11, 2006
  • "Pivotal Moment in Iraq" San Jose Mercury News, December 11, 2005.
  • "Consensus and Iraq's Constitution" Los Angeles Times, October 15, 2005.
  • "It's Only Looks Dead: Don't write the obituary for Iraq's Constitution just yet" The New Republic Online, August 17, 2005.
  • "Has America Failed in Iraq?" (online debate), Slate, July 20, 2005, http://www.slate.com/id/2123079/entry/2123087/.
  • "Beat the Insurgents by Talking to Them," Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2005.
  • "Iraq's Cabinet Needs More Than A Few Tame Sunnis," Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2005, page 18.
  • "Between Democracy and Stability: The Middle East," Hoover Digest 2005, no. 1: 109-115.
  • "Report from Baghdad," Hoover Digest 2004, no. 4.
  • "How a Vote Could Derail Democracy,"€ť New York Times, (January 9, 2005) p. 13.
  • "The New War for Iraq," Hoover Digest 2004, no 3: 42-51.
  • "Eyewitness to the Iraq Botch," Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2004
  • "Iraq: The Long Haul," Hoover Digest, 2004, no. 2: 26-33.
  • "No Other Option" Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2004.
  • "Iraq's Democratic Revolution," Wall Street Journal, February 19, 2004.
  • "Foreign Aid and the National Interest," Hoover Digest, 2004, no.1: 53-57.
  • "Endgame: Why the United States Should not Go It Alone," Hoover Digest 2003, no. 1: 82-85.
  • "Preparing for the Worst," Hoover Digest, 2002, no. 2: 26-30.
  • "How to Win the War," Hoover Digest, 2002, no. 1: 9-16.
  • "Debt for Democracy," Hoover Digest, 2001, no. 1: 127-132.
  • "What the Democratization of Mexican Means for All the World," Hoover Digest, 2000, no. 4, 166-171.
  • "Compassionate Conditionality for Africa," The Weekly Standard, July 31, 2000, p. 41; The American Spectator, September 2000, p. 83.
  • "A Report Card on Democracy," Hoover Digest, 2000, no. 3: 91-100.
  • "Cross-strait Balancing Act Chen's First Priority," Taipei Times, March 21, 2000
  • "A Message to the KMT: Now is the Time to Reform or Die," Taipei Times, March 20, 2000
  • "What the Election Signifies for Democracy," Taipei Times, March 15, 2000
  • "Democracy: The Global Prospect," Hoover Digest 1999, no. 4: 64-76.
  • "Institutions of Accountability," Hoover Digest, 1999, no. 3: 87-91.
  • "Electoral System Reform in Taiwan," Taipei Times, June 29, 1999, p 9.
  • "Inside the Gulag," Hoover Digest 1998, no. 4: 99-106.
  • "Building a Democratic Africa," Hoover Digest 1998, no. 3: 116-121.
  • "Ten Tests for Latin Democracy" Hoover Digest 1997, no. 4: 94-103.
  • "Is There Hope for Africa?" Hoover Digest 1997, no. 2: 119-125.
RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
  • "The Future of Democracy and U.S. Foreign Policy," presented to the Hudson Institute-Pew Charitable Trusts "Briefings on Democracy," December 10, 2008
  • "Teaching Outside the Classroom: Making a Difference in Students' Lives," Lecture to the Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University, October 31, 2007
  • "Promoting Democracy to Undermine Radical Islamist Terrorism," prepared for the "Solarium II Project" of the Center for a New American Security, Meeting 1, October 23, 2007
  • "Prospects for Democratization in Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective."€ť
  • Prepared for the Conference "Hong Kong on the Move: American and Hong Kong Perspectives on the First Ten Years of the HKSAR," Center for Strategic and International Studies and Hong Kong Washington Economic and Trade Office, October 22, 2007, Washington, D.C.
  • "Building Trust in Government by Improving Governance," Presented to the 7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government: "Building Trust in Government" Sponsored by the United Nations, Vienna, June 27, 2007.
  • Remarks To the National Endowment for Democracy Panel, "The Legacy of Westminster: Democracy Assistance since the Founding of NED and the Challenges Ahead," Library of Congress, June 7, 2007.
  • "Why Taiwan's Democracy Matters, For Taiwan and for All of Asia,"€ť
  • Keynote Address to 2007 West Coast Conference of the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association, April 14, 2007.
  • "Institutional Options for Democratic Development in Hong Kong," Lecture to the Savantas Institute, Hong Kong, September 19, 2006.
  • "Can Iraq Become a Democracy? Can Iraq Avoid Civil War?" Paper for the International Studies Association Meeting. San Diego, March 23, 2006.
  • "What went Wrong in Iraq, and Prospects for Democracy and Stability" presented to the UCLA International Institute, February 3, 2006, Los Angeles, California.
  • "Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States: Lessons and Challenges," Prepared for the National Policy Forum on Terrorism, Security, and America's Purpose, September 6-7, 2005, Washington, DC, co-sponsored by the New America Foundation the Democracy Coalition Project.
  • "Democracy, Development and Good Governance: The Inseparable Links" Annual Democracy and Governance Lecture. Presented at the Center for Democratic Development, British Council Hall, Accra, Ghana, March 1, 2005.
  • "Moving Up Out of Poverty: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?" presented to the World Bank Workshop, "Moving Out of Poverty: Growth and Freedom from the Bottom Up" July 15-17, 2003, Washington, D.C.
  • "Building a System of Comprehensive Accountability to Control Corruption." Presented to the Seminar on Democratic Consolidation: The International Context and the Mexican Experience, Federal Electoral Institute of Mexico, Mexico City, Feb. 18-20, 2003.
  • "What Civil Society Can Do To Reform, Deepen, and Improve Democracy." Presented to the Workshop on "Civil Society, Social Capital, and Civic Engagement in Japan and the United States," Sponsored by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, The Asia Foundation, and the program on U.S. Japan Relations at Harvard University, June 12-13, 2001, Tokyo.
  • "Civic Communities and Predatory Societies," Delivered to the conference
  • "Culture Matters: A Forum for Business, Education and Training Professionals," Intercultural Management Institute, American University, Washington, D.C. May 10, 2001
  • "How Democratic is Taiwan? Five Key Challenges for Democratic Development and Consolidation." Paper for the Symposium on "The Transition from One-Party Rule: Taiwan's New Government and Cross-Strait Relations," Columbia University, April 6-7, 2001.
  • "How People View Democracy: Findings from Public Opinion Surveys in Four Regions," presentation to the IIS Democratization Seminar, Stanford University, January 11, 2001.
  • "Democracy Promotion for the Long Haul," Remarks by Larry Diamond to the AID Partners Conference, November 30, 2000
  • "Growth and Equivocation in Democratic Values: Taiwan and Korea in Comparative Perspective," with Yun-han Chu and Doh Chull Shin. Paper presented to the 2000 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., August 31-September 3.
  • "Anatomy of a Political Earthquake: How the KMT Lost"€”and the DPP Won"€”the 2000 Presidential Election in Taiwan." Paper presented to the conference on "Taiwan's Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications," August 21-22, 2000, East-West Center, Honolulu.
  • "Politics, Society and Democracy in Latin America," presented to the 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, September 3-6.
  • "Cross-Strait Relations in the Wake of the Summit," presented to the Hoover Institution "U.S. and World Affairs Seminar," January 8, 1998.
  • "The End of the Third Wave and the Beginning of the Fourth," presented to lecture series on "The Democratic Invention" of the Mario Soares Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, June 18, 1997.
  • "Cultivating Democratic Citizenship: Education for a New Century of Democracy in the Americas," presented to the Civitas Panamericano Conference, "Education for Democracy," Buenos Aires, Spetember 29-October 2, 1996.
  • "Some Democratic Lessons in the 'Asian Values' Debate." Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 12, 1996.
  • "Taiwan's Future Role in the World," remarks to the US-Taiwan Policy Consultation, sponsored by the Carnegie Council for International Peace and the Institute for National Policy Research, New York, December 10, 1994
  • "Controlling Violent Conflict in the Post-Cold War World," presented to the International Press Institute Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, February 16, 1994.
AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • Dinkelspiel Award for Distinctive Contributions to Undergraduate Education, Stanford University, June 2007.
  • "Teacher of the Year Award," Associated Students of Stanford University, May 2007.
  • Research Grant, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, "Consolidating Democracy in Taiwan," 1999-2000.
  • POSCO Visiting Fellow, East-West Center, Honolulu (August 1999)
  • Study on democratic consolidation in Taiwan, from the National Science Council of Taiwan, while in residence at the Sun Yat-sen Institute of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, 1997-98
  • "Economy, Society, and Democracy," grant from the Agency for International Development, September 14, 1990 - March 13, 1993 (Principal Investigator).
  • "Project on Democracy in Developing Countries," grant from the Agency for International Development, September 1, 1987 - March 1, 1989 (Principal Investigator).
  • "Democracy in Developing Countries," grant from the MacArthur Foundation to the Hoover Institution, 1987-90 (with Alex Inkeles, Seymour Martin Lipset, Ramon Myers, Alvin Rabushka and Robert Wesson).
  • Research Grant (for 1984-1987), National Endowment for Democracy, to finance a comparative study of democratic experiences in the Third World. (With Seymour Martin Lipset and Juan Linz).
  • Fulbright Teaching Fellowship, 1982-83: Visiting Lecturer in Sociology at Bayero University, Kano.
RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • Comparative Democratic Development
  • Democracy Promotion in American Foreign Policy (Seminar)
  • Building Democracy after Conlict (Seminar)
  • Seminar on Democratic Consolidation (Seminar)
PROFESSIONAL and PUBLIC SERVICE
  • Coordinator, Democracy Program, Center for Democracy, Development, & the Rule of Law, Stanford Institute for International Studies, 2002-
  • Member, Board of Directors, Council for a Community of Democracies, 2006-
  • Member, Advisory Commission on Voluntary Foreign Aid (U.S. Agency for International Development), 2004-
  • Member, Board of Directors, Hillel at Stanford, 2004-
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy
  • Toward Reform in the Arab World, 2004-2005
  • Senior Advisor on Governance, Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad, 2004
  • Member, Faculty Steering Committee, Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford University, 2003-06 (and advisor to the Stanford-in-Government International Fellowships Program)
  • Consultant to U.S. Agency for International Development, 2001-2003
  • Member, Advisory Board, Freedom in the World Survey, Freedom House
  • Member, Executive Board, Society for Comparative Research, 1997-02
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Current History, 2000-
  • Member, Editorial Board, India Review, 2001-
  • Member, International Advisory Board, International Human Rights
  • Consortium, Center On Rights Development, Denver University, 2001-
  • Co-coordinator, Democratization Seminar, Institute for International
  • Studies, Stanford University, 1994-2002
  • Co-coordinator, U.S. and World Affairs Seminar, Hoover Institution, 1990-2003
  • Co-director, Center for African Studies, Stanford, 1994, 1999-2000
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Political Science Association
  • African Studies Association
  • Association for Asian Studies
  • Conference Group on Taiwan Studies
  • International Political Science Association
  • Pacific Council on International Policy