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…

Former CSDP Fellow, Charlotte Cavaillé, Publishes New Book
Nov. 2, 2023

In the past, excessive economic inequality has ended… badly. As Charlotte Cavaillé points out in her new book that studies the public’s reaction to rising inequality, “only mass warfare, a state collapse, or catastrophic plagues have significantly altered the distribution of…

SPIA’s Mickey Edwards Spearheads Initiative to Reclaim the Powers of Congress
Oct. 27, 2023

October 27, 2023 – This week, scholars from around the U.S. met with more than 40 members of Congress to present proposals from a SPIA/CSDP initiative to reclaim congressional powers ceded to the executive branch. 

Led by Mickey Edwards, a visiting professor at SPIA, the proposals were developed by more than three dozen task…

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…