Ivan Krastev is a Bulgarian political scientist. He is chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia, and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna (IWM). He is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
His latest books in English are Democracy Disrupted (2014); In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders? (2013); The Anti-American Century, co-edited with Alan McPherson, (CEU Press, 2007) and Shifting Obsessions: Three Essays on Politics of Anti-Corruption (CEU Press, 2004). He is a co-author with Steven Holmes of a forthcoming book on Russian politics.