Op-Eds and Blog Posts
Lührmann, Anna, Amanda B. Edgell, Sandra Grahn, Jean Lachapelle, Seraphine F. Maerz. 2020. Does the Coronavirus Endanger Democracy in Europe? In: Youngs, Richard. 2020. How the Coronavirus tests European Democracy. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Lührmann, Anna. 2019. Key to democratic resilience? Unmask authoritarian challengers, without fuelling polarization. Open Democracy. December 4.
Lührmann, Anna and Bryan Rooney. 2019. Trump declared a controversial state of emergency. That can erode democracy. Washington Post/Monkey Cage. March 11.
Lührmann, Anna and Matthew Wilson. 2018. One-third of the world’s population lives in a declining democracy. That includes the United States. Washington Post/Monkey Cage. July 4.
Lührmann, Anna, Valeriya Mechkova and Matthew Wilson. 2017. Is democracy on the decline? Not as much as some pundits want you to believe. Washington Post/Monkey Cage. June 26.
Selected media articles featuring my work
Ingraham, Christopher. 2020. GOP leaders’ embrace of Trump’s refusal to concede fits pattern of rising authoritarianism, data shows, The Washington Post, 12 Nov.
Bonger, Julian. 2020. Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey, The Guardian, 26 Oct.
Kottasová, Ivana. 2020. US Republicans are starting to look a lot like authoritarian parties in Hungary and Turkey, study finds. CNN, 26 Oct.
Bieler, Gil. 2019. Die starken Männer und «der Untergang der Demokratie», 10 Sept. Bluewin.
Fischer, Max. 2019. Algeria Test Path Toward Democracy in an Era of Authoritarianism. 13 March. New York Times.
Kuenzi, Renat. 2019. „Autokratisierung bring die Demokratien in Gefahr.“ 5 March. Swissinfo. (in German and French).
Leatherby, Lauren and Mira Rojanasakul. 2018. Elected Leaders Are Making the World Less Democratic. Bloomberg. July 23.
Spiegel Online. 2011. Einmal Sudan und zurück. (in German).
TV and Audio
UN Web TV. Interactive Panel Discussion. “Democracy for All – A global status update form the Varieties of Democracy Institute“. 4 September 2018. UN HQ.
Swissinfo. Discussion on the ocassion of the International Day of Democracy. 15 September 2018. (in English)