Christopher Walker is vice president for studies and analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). In this capacity, he oversees the department that is responsible for NED’s multifaceted analytical work, which includes the International Forum for Democratic Studies, a leading center for the analysis and discussion of democratic development. Prior to joining the NED, Walker was vice president for strategy and analysis at Freedom House. Prior to working at Freedom House, he was a senior associate at the EastWest Institute, and program manager at the European Journalism Network. Walker has also served as an adjunct professor of international affairs at New York University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University and an master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Walker has been published in various publications, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and the Washington Post.