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Brook Manville

Brook Manville is a writer and independent consultant whose career has encompassed positions in both academia and management. After completing advanced degrees in history, he became an assistant professor of Greek history at Northwestern University. He left academia to work as a media and technology executive followed by a strategy and organizational consultant, serving as CLO for Saba Software and the United Way of America. He was later Chief Knowledge Officer and partner at McKinsey & Co. before becoming principal of his own firm.

Today Manville researches and writes about the history of democracy and the future of free societies. He is the author of such books as The Civic Bargain: How Democracy Survives, coauthored with Josiah Ober.