Norman Eisen

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution


Ambassador (retired) Norman Eisen is a senior fellow at Brookings Institution think tank and the author of The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House.  He is a CNN commentator, a regular contributor to The New York Times, and Chair of the watchdog group CREW.  From 2011 to 2014 he served as U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, and from 2009 to 2011 as President Obama's White House "Ethics Czar."