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Ira Katznelson

Ira Katznelson is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History  at Columbia University and President of the Social Science Research Council. For more on SSRC's program Anxieties of Democracy, visit their website.


Democracy no longer has rivals, but its fairness and effectiveness face skepticism.

Ira Katznelson