Prof. Daniel Ziblatt
Daniel Ziblatt is Eaton Professor of the Science of Government at Harvard University. He is the author of How Democracies Die (Crown, 2018), co-authored with Steve Levitsky), a New York Times best-seller, translated into over fifteen languages. He is also the author of Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2017), an account of Europe's historical democratization, which won the American Political Science Association's 2018 Woodrow Wilson Prize for the best book in government and international relations and three other prizes including the American Sociological Association's 2018 Barrington Moore Award for the best book in comparative historical sociology. He has been awarded the 2019 Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin and is at the WZB as the Karl W. Deutsch Visiting Professor.