Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk is a writer, academic and public speaker known for his work on the crisis of democracy and the defense of philosophically liberal values.

Born in Germany to Polish parents, Yascha received his BA in History from Trinity College Cambridge and his PhD in Government from Harvard University. He is an Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, where he holds appointments in both the School of Advanced International Studies and the SNF Agora Institute. Yascha is also a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Founder of Persuasion.

Author website: https://www.yaschamounk.com/

Books in order of publication:

Stranger in My Own Country: A Jewish Family in Modern Germany – 2014

The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State – 2017

The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It – 2018

The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure – 2022

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