Georges A. Fauriol
Georges A. Fauriol is vice president for programs, 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. He also teaches at Georgetown University’s Democracy and Governance Graduate Program. Prior to joining IRI in 2001, Fauriol held a number of positions at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), notably after 1992 as director and senior fellow of the Americas Program, leading the Center’s work on Western Hemisphere issues. During his CSIS tenure, he also worked as the assistant to the chairman of the Center’s Board of Trustees, Ambassador Anne Armstrong. He is currently a CSIS senior associate. Earlier, Fauriol worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. He has extensive international and cross-regional field experience, including 16 election observation missions in Eurasia, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean Basin region. Fauriol is the author or coauthor of several books and more than 70 publications, has testified before congressional committees, and appeared in media interviews. He holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.