Thomas Morley


About Thomas Morley

Thomas Morley was a research assistant with the Alliance for Securing Democracy at GMF. Prior to joining GMF, he worked as a consultant with Sayari Analytics. Earlier, he worked as a program assistant at Yale University European Studies Council’s Russian Studies Program. He graduated from Tufts University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and Russian and Eastern European Studies. He studied Russian at Tufts University and at Saint Petersburg State University in Saint Petersburg. He received his master’s degree in European and Russian Studies from Yale University in May 2016. He speaks English and Russian fluently, and has a working knowledge of German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, and Swedish.

Introductory Video: Covert Foreign Money

ASD Fellow for Malign Finance Josh Rudolph gives readers a short introduction to his recently released paper Covert Foreign Money: Financial Loopholes Exploited by Authoritarians to Fund Political Interference in Democracies, co-authored with Resear [...]

2020-08-19T13:21:46-04:00August 18, 2020|By and |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements At the Alliance for Securing Democracy, we are working to develop comprehensive strategies to defend against, deter, and raise the costs on state actors’ efforts to undermine democracy and democratic institutions. We hope you will con [...]

2019-12-02T16:52:31-05:00December 2, 2019|By |

European Elections Retrospective

As results from last week’s European Parliament elections roll in, one thing is clear: traditional political parties that once commanded majorities across the Union’s member states suffered defeats of varying degrees of severity. Although not as mu [...]

2020-06-25T15:57:53-04:00June 3, 2019|By |

Russia’s Network of Millennial Media

“PICK A DAMN COUNTRY, AMERICA!” The video is short, digestible, and catchy. A young Twitter personality dives into the latest news from Venezuela while trendy music plays in the background. According to the video, President Donald Trump and his “rig [...]

2019-02-21T10:06:21-05:00February 15, 2019|By and |

Elections in 2019: Risks of More Interference

The past year was a turbulent one for democracy in the transatlantic space. A rising tide of populism, nationalism, extremism, and illiberalism continued to upend politics. This affected elections in countries like Italy, where the ruling coalition [...]

2019-07-26T14:19:23-04:00January 22, 2019|By |
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