Op-Eds and Blog posts

Lührmann, Anna and Bryan Rooney. 2019. Trump declared a controversial state of emergency. That can erode democracy. Washington Post/Monkey Cage. March 11.

Lührmann, Anna and Matthew Wilson. 2018. One-third of the world’s population lives in a declining democracy. That includes the United States. Washington Post/Monkey Cage. July 4.

Lührmann, Anna, Valeriya Mechkova and Matthew Wilson. 2017. Is democracy on the decline? Not as much as some pundits want you to believe. Washington Post/Monkey Cage. June 26.

TV and Audio

UN Web TV. Interactive Panel Discussion. “Democracy for All - A global status update form the Varieties of Democracy Institute". 4 September 2018. UN HQ.

Swissinfo. Discussion on the occassion of the Internatinal Day of Democracy. 15 September 2018. (in English)

Selected media articles featuring my work

Fischer, Max. 2019. Algeria Test Path Toward Democracy in an Era of Authoritarianism. 13 March. New York Times.

Kuenzi, Renat. 2019. "Autokratisierung bring die Demokratien in Gefahr." 5 March. Swissinfo. (in German and French).

Leatherby, Lauren and Mira Rojanasakul. 2018. Elected Leaders Are Making the World Less Democratic. Bloomberg. July 23.

Spiegel Online. 2011. Einmal Sudan und zurück. (in German).