Lorenzo Morris, Ph.D. is professor of political science at Howard University. He provides frequent multinational television and radio political commentary in French and English. He recently held the Tocqueville-Fulbright Chair at the University of Paris after having chaired his department at Howard U. in Washington for six years. He has been an officer in several national academic organizations, a professor at the M.I.T and a research fellow of the Brookings Institution. He has consulted on election practices, civil rights and public policy in numerous countries in Africa and the Americas.