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David Kramer

Board Member

David J. Kramer joined IRI’s Board of Directors in 2018. Kramer currently is Senior Fellow in the Vaclav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy and Program Director for European and Eurasian Studies at Florida International University’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, which he joined in May 2017. Before moving to Miami, Kramer worked in Washington, DC for 24 years, most recently as Senior Director for Human Rights and Democracy at the McCain Institute. Prior to that, he served as President of Freedom House and was a Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Kramer served eight years in the U.S. Department of State, including as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. He is author of the book Back to Containment: Dealing with Putin's Regime.

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