Gerard Alexander is associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia. His research interests include democratic transitions and consolidation, empirical democratic theory, conservative politics, and the politics of advanced industrial societies, particularly in Western Europe.
Distinguished Economist in Residence, American University
Dr. Ayittey is a distinguished economist in residence at American University and founder and president of the Free Africa Foundation. His areas of expertise include economic development, the World Bank, IMF, and democratization of Africa.