Senior Fellow in the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy, Florida International University
Before moving to Miami, Kramer had worked in Washington, D.C. for 24 years, most recently
with The McCain Institute for International Leadership as Senior Director for Human Rights and
Democracy. Before that, he served for four years as President of Freedom House. Prior to that,
he was a Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Kramer
served during the George W. Bush administration as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy,
Human Rights, and Labor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian
Affairs. He is author of the recent book, Back to Containment: Dealing with Putin’s Regime.