Georges Fauriol is currently a senior associate (non-resident) for the Americas program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Until recently, he also served as vice president for grants operations and evaluation at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). He joined NED in 2010 from one of its core implementing institutes, the International Republican Institute (IRI), where he initially served as vice president for strategic planning and later as senior vice president. In 2004, he served as IRI’s acting president. Fauriol currently teaches at Georgetown University’s Democracy and Governance Graduate Program.
Prior to 2001, Fauriol held a number of positions at CSIS, notably after 1992 as director and senior fellow of the Americas Program, and previously was also the assistant to the chairman of the CSIS Board of Trustees, Ambassador Anne Armstrong. Earlier, Fauriol worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. He has extensive international and cross-regional field experience, including election observation missions in Eurasia, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean Basin region. Fauriol is the author or coauthor of several books and more than 75 publications, has testified before congressional committees, and appeared in media interviews. He holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
Fauriol was an event speaker at the Dialogue.