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Photo: Beowulf Sheehan. Courtesy Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

Writer; Independent Political Scientist

American Academy Lecturer - Class of Spring 2024


Yascha Mounk is a political scientist who teaches at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He founded the magazine Persuasion and writes for the New York Times, The Atlantic, and Die Zeit, among others. He has been a member of the editorial board of Die Zeit since April 2023.

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