Georges A. Fauriol

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Americas Program
Expertise: Americas
Associated Programs: Americas Program

Georges A. Fauriol is a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); a fellow with the Caribbean Policy Consortium; and a Think Tank Haiti TTH Steering Group member, a partnership of Université Quisqueya in Haiti and the Inter-American Dialogue. He is also an adjunct faculty member with Georgetown University’s democracy and governance graduate program. Fauriol retired in 2020 as vice president, grants, operations, and evaluation, at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). He also served from 2002 to 2010 as vice president of strategic planning and senior vice president at one of NED’s implementing institutes, the International Republican Institute. Prior, Fauriol held a number of positions at CSIS, notably as director and senior fellow of the Americas Program. He previously was also the assistant to the chairman of the Center’s Board of Trustees. Earlier, Fauriol worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. He has extensive international and cross-regional field experience, including election-related missions in Eurasia, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Central America. He is widely published, including in Foreign Affairs, Polity and other journals, on Caribbean Basin politics, U.S. foreign and security policy in the region, and more broadly, democratization dynamics. He has testified several times before U.S. congressional committees. Fauriol holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.