Yascha Mounk is one of the world's leading experts on the crisis of liberal democracy and the rise of populism.

The author of three books that have been translated into ten languages, he is an Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic, a Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, and the host of The Good Fight podcast.

Yascha is a frequent keynote speaker at high-profile events like the Aspen Ideas Festival and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Fluent in English, German, French and Italian, he provides commentary for leading radio and television programs around the world.

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For speaking engagements, Yascha is exclusively represented by The Lavin Agency.

“An acute analysis of the challenges to democracy in our time. If you've not heard of Yascha Mounk before, you definitely will in the future."

—Francis Fukuyama, Stanford University


In the past years, Yascha has taken his message about how to save liberal democracy to live audiences on five continents.


Over the coming months, he will be speaking in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Check for an event near you below.


Yascha is a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic, where he regularly writes about Donald Trump, the age of populism, and the fight to save liberal democracy—in the United States and around the world.

See his latest articles for The Atlantic below.


"The Good Fight" podcast searches for the ideas, policies and strategies that can beat authoritarian populists like Donald Trump—over the next four years, and the next forty. 

Past guests have included Francis Fukuyama, George Packer, Anne Applebaum, and David Miliband. You can subscribe here.