Nolan McCarty Featured in the Ripon Forum on CSDP's Initiative to Reclaim the Powers of Congress
June 14, 2024

The following excerpt is from the Ripon Forum. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics.

Latest Ripon Forum Examines How Congress Can Reclaim Its Rightful Role in Government

WASHINGTON, DC – At a time when…

Article by Tali Mendelberg Featured in SSRC's Frontiers in Social and Behavior Science
June 12, 2024

Tali Mendelberg's recent article, "The Long-Term Effects of Neighborhood Disadvantage on Voting Behavior," was featured in the Social Science Research Council’s (SSRC) Frontiers in Social and Behavioral Science, the Council’s publication highlighting recent, cutting-edge work across the social sciences.

Sarah Staszak Publishes New Book
May 30, 2024

While the use of arbitration in the private sector has grown dramatically in recent decades, arbitration itself is not new. Yet the practice today looks very different than it did at its origins. How did arbitration shift from providing a low cost, less adversarial, and more efficient way of handling disputes between relative equals to…

Connor Phillips (23-24 CSDP Fellow) Publishes Article on Congressional Polarization
May 29, 2024

Why have the people running for Congress become more ideologically extreme over time, causing Congress to polarize? In this paper, we study how the pool of state legislators shapes the ideological distribution of congressional candidates. We geographically match state legislators to the US House districts that they…

Julian Zelizer Discusses Biden and the Discontent of Young Voters
May 10, 2024

Julian Zelizer, CSDP faculty affiliate, looks at what issues matter most to young voters and how much their votes matter in this livestream on WBUR.

This segment aired on May 7, 2024.

Jasante' Howard Selected to Receive the Graduate School Teaching Award
May 9, 2024

CSDP-affiliated Graduate student, Jasante' Howard, was selected to receive the Graduate School Teaching Award for his work as an assistant-in-instruction. Congratulations, Jasante'!

CSDP's Markus Prior Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow
May 9, 2024

On May 7, Princeton SPIA’s Markus Prior was officially announced as a Class of 2024 fellow.

Prior, a professor of politics and public affairs and a member of The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, was one of 28…

Rob Oldham Publishes Article in Legislative Studies Quartly
Feb. 14, 2024

This month, Rob Oldham (CSDP Graduate Student), published his article in the February 2024 edition of Legislative Studies Quarterly. The article is titled "Partisan Governance and Minority Party Vetoes: Evidence from State Legislatures."


It is often argued that bipartisan lawmaking depends on minority legislative…

Doug Arnold Wins Bowen Award for Best Book on Labor Policy
Nov. 29, 2023

R. Douglas Arnold has been awarded the William G. Bowen Award by the Industrial Relations Section for his book, Fixing Social Security: The Politics of Reform in a Polarized Age (Princeton University Press 2022).

The Bowen Award is presented to…

Frances Lee Discusses Challenges to Democracy on C-SPAN
Nov. 27, 2023

Political scientists Frances Lee of Princeton University, Steven Levitsky of Harvard University and coauthor of Tyranny of the Minority, and Kurt Weyland of the University of Texas at Austin and author of Democracy's Resilience to Populism's…