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Larry Diamond

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I'm-not-a-bot
@stanford
Personal bio
Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, where he directs the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. A professor by courtesy of political science and sociology, Diamond is also the Peter E. Haas Faculty Co-Director of the Haas Center for Public Service. An expert on democratic development around world, he has taught, researched and advised in countries such as Nigeria, Taiwan, and Iraq. He is the author or editor of more than 30 books on democracy, including The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World (2008), and Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq (2005). In 2007 he was named â??Teacher of the Yearâ?? by the Associated Students of Stanford University for teaching that â??transcends political and ideological barriers,â?? and he was also honored by Stanford University with the Dinkelspiel Award for Distinctive Contributions to Undergraduate Education. He was cited, inter alia, for fostering dialogue between Jewish and Muslim students; for â??his inspired teaching and commitment to undergraduate education; for the example he sets as a scholar and public intellectual, sharing his passion for democratization, peaceful transitions, and the idea that each of us can contribute to making the world a better place; and for helping make Stanford an ideal place for undergraduates.â??

Currently teaching
THINK 51: The Spirit of Democracy (Autumn)
DDRL 191: DDRL Independent Study-Work with Adviser (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
EASTASN 300: Graduate Directed Reading (Spring)
INTNLREL 197: Directed Reading in International Relations (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
INTNLREL 198: Senior Thesis (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
POLISCI 219: Directed Reading and Research in International Relations (Winter, Spring, Summer)
POLISCI 249: Directed Reading and Research in Comparative Politics (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
POLISCI 349: Directed Reading and Research in Comparative Politics (Winter)
SOC 190: Undergraduate Individual Study (Autumn, Spring)
SOC 191: Undergraduate Directed Research (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
SOC 192: Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
SOC 196: Senior Thesis (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
SOC 390: Graduate Individual Study (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
SOC 391: Graduate Directed Research (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
SOC 392: Research Apprenticeship (Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer)
SOC 395: Research Internship (Autumn, Winter)
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