Joshua Muravchik

Distinguished Fellow, the World Affairs Institute

Professional Experience

  • Current Position: Distinguished Fellow, the World Affairs Institute 
  • Formerly, Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, SAIS
  • Formerly, Fellow, The George W. Bush Institute
  • Formerly, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Formerly, Fellow in Residence, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
  • Formerly, Executive Director of the Coalition for a Democratic Majority
  • Formerly, Member, Commision on Broadcasting to the People’s Republic of China
  • Formerly, Aide to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

Dr. Muravchik is the author of eleven books, including Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism, Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel,The Imperative of American Leadership, and Exporting Democracy: Fulfilling America's Destiny; and also more that 400 articles in newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals.


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


  Ideas and Values in International Politics


  War with Iran is probably our best option
  Prof. Joshua Muravchik discusses problems with Tunisia's democratic transition
  Prof. Joshua Muravchik remembers the late Herb Romerstein in Commentary Magazine
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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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