Ivan Krastev is the chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. Krastev is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Trustees of The International Crisis Group, and is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. In 2018–2019, Krastev was appointed as the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress.
His latest books in English are After Europe (UPenn Press, May 2017), Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest (UPenn Press, May 2014), and In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders? (TED Books, 2013). He is a co-author with Stephen Holmes of a forthcoming book The Light that Failed (with Penguin) on the perils of the politics of imitation.