Christopher Walker

Vice President for Studies and Analysis, National Endowment for Democracy


Christopher Walker is the Vice President for Studies and Analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy and is a member of the Forum 2000 Foundation Program Council. Mr. Walker previously served as Vice President for Strategy and Analysis at Freedom House and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs at New York University's Center for Global Affairs. He is co-editor (with Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner) of the edited volume Authoritarianism Goes Global: The Challenge to Democracy (2016), and co-editor (with Jessica Ludwig) of the report Sharp Power: Rising Authoritarian Influence (2017). Mr. Walker holds degrees from Binghamton University and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.