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Marc F. Plattner

Marc F. Plattner

Marc F. Plattner, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is the founding co-editor emeritus of the Journal of Democracy and a distinguished nonresident fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy’s (NED) International Forum for Democratic Studies. Until 2016, he also served as NED’s vice president for research and studies, and from 1984 to 1989 he was NED’s director of programs. He is author of Democracy Without Borders? Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy (2008), and his articles on a wide range of international and public policy issues have appeared in numerous books and journals. Over the past three decades, he has co-edited with Larry Diamond more than two dozen books on contemporary issues relating to democracy in the Journal of Democracy book series.

Articles and Events

The Neo-Anti-capitalists

The Neo-Anti-capitalists

Capitalism’s detractors may have grudgingly accepted its staying power, but they are still working on remedies for what ails it.

Marc F. Plattner

Feb. 4, 2021: Didi Kuo with Marc Plattner and Jan Surotchak discuss "Political Parties in Crisis"

Join us on February 4, 2021 to hear Didi Kuo, Associate Director for Research and Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University discuss "Political Parties in Crisis." She is joined by Marc Plattner, founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy,

Didi Kuo, Marc F. Plattner, Jan Surotchak