CSDP Invites Applications for 2024-2025 Fellows
Sept. 27, 2023

Princeton University's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) hosts post-doctoral or more senior research associates each academic year, whose work focuses on empirical research on democratic political processes and institutions. CSDP fellows pursue research and contribute to the intellectual life of the Center, the…

Andy Guess Publishes Article on Social Media and the 2020 Election
Aug. 21, 2023

CSDP affiliate, Andy Guess, has published a new article on the effects of social media in the 2020 election. Follow this link to read the complete article, titled “How do social media feed algorithms affect attitudes and behavior in an election campaign?”, Science 2023.

Tali Mendelberg Publishes Article in APSR
July 28, 2023

CSDP Co-Director, Tali Mendelberg published a new article, titled "The Long-Term Effects of Neighborhood Disadvantage on Voting Behavior: The 'Moving to Opportunity' Experiment," in American Political Science Review. The article is coauthored with…

Stephanie Chan Wins APSA REP Section Award
July 18, 2023

Former CSDP-affiliated Graduate Student, Stephanie Chan, wins the American Political Science Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section Award. Stephanie's dissertation committee was comprised of Tali Mendelberg (chair), LaFleur Stephens-Dougan, Dara Strolovitch, and Ismail White. Congratulations, Stephanie!

Doug Arnold wins Kammerer Award for best book on national policy
June 29, 2023

R. Douglas Arnold has been awarded the 2023 Gladys M. Kammerer Award by the American Political Science Association for his book, Fixing Social Security: The Politics of Reform in a Polarized Age (Princeton University Press 2022).

The Kammerer Award honors the best book in the field of United States national policy…

CSDP Introduces 2023-2024 Fellows
April 28, 2023

 We are delighted to introduce the 2023-2024 fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics.

We will welcome this twenty-third cohort of CSDP fellows to Princeton in the fall

 2023-2024 CSDP Fellows



Tali Mendelberg Receives 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship
April 7, 2023

Tali Mendelberg – the John Work Garrett Professor in Politics, director of the Program on Inequality at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and co-director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics – was awarded the Guggenheim in the field of political science!

Three Princeton faculty members are among the…

CSDP Job Opening: Research Director
April 3, 2023

The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) is hiring a Research Director (RD).

In concert with the faculty Director(s), the RD directs, oversees, guides, and implements CSDP's academic and policy research programs. The RD envisions, develops, and manages CSDP's research missions and strategy…

Former CSDP Fellow, Jake Grumbach, Discusses His Book on Latest ELB Podcast
Feb. 21, 2023

Jake Grumbach, author of Laboratories Against Democracy, discusses his book and the risks of decentralized election laws with Rich Hasen on the latest episode of the Election Law Blog podcast.


Jake is a former CSDP Fellow (2018-2019) and currently Associate Professor of Political Science at the…

Lee Weighs in on the Debt Ceiling Debate
Feb. 14, 2023

In an article published today by Geoffrey Skelly, Professor Frances Lee predicts a less-heated debate in Congress over raising the debt ceiling.


“I don’t think the Republican Party is as unified now as it was in 2011 on putting the brakes on spending,” Lee said. “I see this is much more of a problem of them…