Michael Abramowitz

President of Freedom House


Before joining independent watchdog organization Freedom House in February 2017, Michael Abramowitz was director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Levine Institute for Holocaust Education. At the Levine Institute, he led the museum’s genocide prevention efforts and later oversaw its public education programs. Abramowitz previously worked as a White House Correspondent for the Washington Post. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and former fellow at the German Marshall Fund and the Hoover Institution. He is also a board member of the National Security Archives.