Author: Catherine Herrold

Engaging to Reform U.S. Democracy Promotion

Catherine Herrold

Background and Policy Setting

Catherine Herrold studies how local civic actors—including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), grassroots groups, and philanthropic foundations—promote economic development and democratic political reform. Her first book project examined how leaders of Egyptian NGOs and foundations understood the concept of “democracy” and promoted it in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. In 2020, Herrold published the

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Issue Areas: Engagement Experiences:

Ethics of Engagement