Juliana Geran Pilon
Juliana Geran Pilon is a Romanian-born naturalized American writer. She is a Professor of Politics and Culture and Director of the Center for Culture and Security at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C.
Personal life and education
Born in Romania to a Jewish family, Pilon relocated to the United States as a teenager and matriculated at the University of Chicago, earning a B.A. (1969), an M.A. (1971) and a Ph.D. in philosophy (1974). She is married to Roger Pilon.
Pilon served as an assistant professor in the department of philosophy at Emory University in Atlanta in 1977. In 1979, she relocated to Stanford University, where she was a Fellow at the Hoover Institution as well as a visiting scholar. The following year, she held a fellowship at the Institute for Humane Studies in Menlo Park.
From 1981 to 1988, Pilon was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. From 1992 to 2002, she was with the International Foundation for Election Systems, serving variously as Director of Programs for Europe and Asia, Vice President for Programs, and Senior Advisor for Civil Society. In August 2002, she became Associate Director of the Center for Democracy and Election Management at American University, serving in that capacity until February 2003.
Additionally, Pilon has served as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University, the Institute of World Politics at Boston University, American University, and George Washington University. She has been a visiting professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland. As of 2005, she is an adjunct professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and the National Defense University. She is a research professor at the Institute of World Politics.
Pilon has an extensive publication history. As of 2012, she has ten books on her resume, with dozens of articles and reviews. Her writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The American Spectator, National Review, The National Interest, Humanitas, and other publications.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran (1979). Notes from the other side of night. University Press of America. ISBN 978-0-8191-9510-4. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran; Ralph Kinney Bennett (1988). The UN: assessing Soviet abuses. Alliance Publishers for the Institute for European Defence & Strategic Studies. ISBN 978-0-907967-90-3. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran; Bowling Green State University. Social Philosophy & Policy Center (1992). The Bloody Flag: Post-Communist Nationalism in Eastern Europe : Spotlight on Romania. Transaction Publishers. ISBN 978-1-56000-620-6. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran (2007). Why America Is Such a Hard Sell: Beyond Pride and Prejudice. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 978-0-7425-5149-7. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran (5 September 2009). Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace. Institute of World Politics Press. ISBN 978-0-615-51939-5. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran (11 October 2011). Soulmates: Resurrecting Eve. Transaction Publishers. ISBN 978-1-4128-4249-5. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- Pilon, Juliana Geran (1979). Notes from the Other Side of Night. University Press of America. p. 116 ff. ISBN 978-0-8191-9510-4.
- "Juliana Geran Pilon". Institute of World Politics. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- "Author Event: Juliana Geran Pilon". Eisenhower Institute. March 15, 2007. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- David Johnston, "Ex-U.S. Worker Angry at Justice Dept. 'Misconduct' Report", The New York Times, November 10, 1989
- "Juliana Geran Pilon Resume". Institute of World Politics. Retrieved 12 August 2012.