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Policy Board

The Policy Board of the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies includes the following members:

Elizabeth Weiser Caswell
Research Committee, JDRF International
Executive Committee, JDRF Detroit-Southeast Michigan

Anne Curzan
Geneva Smitherman Collegiate Professor of English Language and Literature, Linguistics, and Education
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
University of Michigan

Paul R. Dimond
Senior Counsel, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

Daniel Fried
Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council
Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, 2005-09 
U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1997-2000

Mary Gallagher
Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor in Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights
Professor of Political Science
Director, International Institute
University of Michigan

Terrence J. McDonald
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Professor of History
Director, Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan

Dan Slater
Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professor of Emerging Democracies
Professor of Political Science
Director, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies
University of Michigan

Ronald N. Weiser
U.S. Ambassador to the Slovak Republic, 2001-04
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, McKinley Associates Inc., 1968-2001
Regent, University of Michigan

Damon Wilson
President and CEO, National Endowment for Democracy

Geneviève Zubrzycki
Professor of Sociology
Director, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia
University of Michigan