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Henry Farrell

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute Professor of International Affairs


Henry Farrell is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute Professor of International Affairs at SAIS, 2019 winner of the Friedrich Schiedel Prize for Politics and Technology, and Editor in Chief of the Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. Previously, he served as a Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. He works on a variety of topics, including democracy, the politics of the internet, and international and comparative political economy. He is author of Of Privacy and Power: The Transatlantic Fight over Freedom and Security (with Abraham Newman, 2019) and The Political Economy of Trust: Interests, Institutions and Inter-Firm Cooperation (2009).


In the News

Artificial intelligence and national security.

Henry Farrell interviewed on Hopkins on Foreign Relations podcast, 03/17

A cynical ploy like Hawley and Cruz’s looks harmless. Until it isn’t.

Henry Farrell wrote in The Washington Post, 01/07

What makes Trump’s subversion efforts so alarming? His collaborators.

Henry Farrell wrote in The New York Times, 11/23

There’s a long history behind Stacey Abrams.

Henry Farrell conducted interview in The Washington Post, 11/07