About James Prince


James Prince is president of the Democracy Council (www.democracycouncil.org), an international nonprofit organization that specializes in managing capacity building projects in post-conflict situations.

Prior to starting the Democracy Council, Jim served as Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers, a senior professional staff member for the House International Relations Committee, a foreign policy advisor to the Clinton –Gore presidential campaign, and worked in the Middle East Studies department at the Council on Foreign Relations. Jim participated in many multinational or electoral missions, including stints in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Iraq, Palestinian Authority, and South Africa and was a New Generation Fellow with the American Assembly.

Jim’s work has been covered by media outlets around the world, including a segment on CBS 60 Minutes. A frequent lecturer and writer, his articles have appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Conflict Studies, Current Affairs, Daily Star, Forbes, Milken Institute Review, Forward, Houston Chronicle, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Daily News, Newsday, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Times.

Jim received a B.A. from UCLA, a M.A. degree in National Security Policy from George Washington University. He also studied at the American University in Cairo and the Johns Hopkins SAIS.

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