Joshua Muravchik

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow, SAIS

Professional Experience

  • Formerly Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Formerly Fellow in Residence, Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Executive Director of the Coalition for a Democratic Majority
  • Member, Commision on Broadcasting to the People’s Republic of China
  • Aide to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

Dr. Muravchik is the author of numerous articles and books, including Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism, The Imperative of American Leadership, and Exporting Democracy.


  • B.A., 1970, City College of New York
  • Ph.D., 1984, Georgetown University


  Ideas and Values in International Politics


  Prof. Joshua Muravchik discusses problems with Tunisia's democratic transition
  Prof. Joshua Muravchik remembers the late Herb Romerstein in Commentary Magazine
  Enough Said: The False Scholarship of Edward Said
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  The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East
  The Future of the United Nations: Understanding the Past to Chart a Way Forward
  Covering the Intifada
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