Beating Tocqueville: Democratic Implications of National Service


  • Eduard Vallory is visiting scholar at New York University after having been director of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He holds a doctorate in political science from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a master's degree in social sciences from the University of Chicago. Previously, he served as chief of staff of the Ministry for Universities and Research of the government of Catalonia and was chair of the Youth Council of Catalonia. He was research fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, and published World Scouting: Educating for Global Citizenship (Palgrave Macmillan) in 2012. E-mail:

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