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Larry Diamond, MA, PhD

Director at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science and Sociology

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July 1st, 2014

Diamond on governance in Nigeria

CDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news

On June 30, CDDRL Director Larry Diamond delivered a lecture in Lagos, Nigeria on poverty, terrorism and democracy. Presented as part of the Freedom House Lecture Series, Diamond emphasized that the country’s core problem is not terrorism or poverty but bad governance and suggested six reforms to address the country’s democratic landscape. Read more »



June 24th, 2014

Ben Abdallah leaves Stanford for the UK

CDDRL, FSI Stanford, ARD News

Prince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah, a consulting professor at CDDRL is leaving Stanford at the end of this academic year to pursue research in Islamic studies in the United Kingdom. Ben Abdallah joined CDDRL as a visiting scholar in 2007, and then became a consulting professor. He worked with CDDRL Director Larry Diamond to launch the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy. Read more »



May 28th, 2014

Stanford scholars publish wide array of literature on contemporary Asia

Shorenstein APARC News

FSI's Shorenstein APARC faculty and scholars have published a variety of publications in early 2014, covering topics from the Japanese fiscal condition to disability policy in North Korea. Read more »



February 28th, 2014

Diamond on Egypt’s ban of revolution film

In The Atlantic, CDDRL Director Larry Diamond and filmmaker Jeff Shank discuss The Square, an Oscar-nominated documentary film about the Egyptian revolution that has been banned in Egypt. Both Diamond and Shank argue that the country’s democratic hopes have been betrayed by the very autocracies that arose from the actions at Tahrir Square. Read more »



January 30th, 2014

Evolution of democracy in South Korea, Taiwan

KSP News

In a new book, Gi-Wook Shin and Larry Diamond analyze the challenges and opportunities confronting the maturing democracies in South Korea and Taiwan. Much depends on the political leadership in those two countries rising above narrow interests to craft thoughtful and realistic public policies.





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Q&A: Larry Diamond's documentary on democracy activism
The documentary, for which Diamond was a producer, won high praise from critics and leaders like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Daily spoke with Diamond about the film’s origins, its critical reception and its future.
February 4, 2013 in The Stanford Daily

How Obama Abandoned Bahrain's Democratic Reformers
Larry Diamond: "With the world watching other Middle East hotspots, the country's monarchy has continued suppressing anti-authoritarian dissidents -- and the White House has let it happen."
January 9, 2013 in The Atlantic

Burma's Emerging Democracy
Stanford University democracy scholar Larry Diamond recently spent time in Burma meeting political parties, government officials and civil society groups. Author, editor or co-editor of 36 books on democracy, Diamond spoke to The Irrawaddy Reporter Simon Roughneen about the current transition in Burma.
July 24, 2012 in The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Stanford announces commencement speakers
Alum Cory Booker, JD '96, mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates at Stanford's 121st Commencement June 17, the university announced. In other plans, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Larry Diamond will deliver a "final lecture" to the Class of 2012 as Class Day speaker June 16.
February 7, 2012 in Stanford University News

Stanford students, fresh off the Farm and going global
The Haas Center’s Post-Graduate Fellowship for International Public Service was founded in response to increased student interest in international service over the past decade, and was catalyzed by an initial opportunity presented by FSI's Larry Diamond.
August 23, 2011 in Stanford Report

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