Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk is an expert on the crisis of liberal democracy and the rise of populism.

The author of five books that have been translated into over ten languages, he is a Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, the founder of Persuasion, and the host of “The Good Fight” podcast. Since April 2023, he also serve as a Publisher (Herausgeber) of Die Zeit.

Yascha is a frequent keynote speaker at high-profile events around the world. Fluent in English, German, French and Italian, he provides commentary for leading radio and television programs in Europe, North America, and beyond.