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APSA Awards to Kistner and to Gibson
June 22, 2022

Congratulations to recent PhD and CSDP graduate student affiliates Michael Kistner and Nathan Gibson.

Kistner was awarded the Christopher Z. Mooney Best Dissertation Prize by the State Politics & Policy section for his dissertation, “Fundraising for the Caucus: Money, Party Politics, and Policymaking in American Legislatures…

Guess Research Featured by Nieman Lab: Do browser extensions keep anyone away from fake news sites? Maybe a tiny bit
June 22, 2022

Nieman Lab featured Andrew Guess and co-authors' recent study that finds that NewsGuard's credibility ratings for news sites helped steer the most frequent consumers of misinformation towards more reliable outlets. Their paper was published in Science in May 2022. The…

Arnold Book on Fixing Social Security Featured on PU Homepage
May 2, 2022

In “Fixing Social Security: The Politics of Reform in a Polarized Age,” R. Douglas Arnold explores the historical role that Social Security has played in American politics, why Congress has done nothing to fix its solvency problem for three decades,…

Cameron and Kastellec in Boston Globe on Conservative Future of SCOTUS
April 12, 2022

Charles Cameron's and John Kastellec's research on the conservative future of the Supreme Court informed The Boston Globe's reporting on what the future holds after the Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation: "

Stephens-Dougan Discusses Race and COVID Public Health Messaging on NPR
April 6, 2022

On NPR NJ Public Radio, LaFleur Stephens-Dougan discussed the implications of new research that finds that white Americans made aware about COVID's racial disparities cared less about the virus themselves.

CSDP Introduces 2022-2023 Fellows
March 24, 2022

We are delighted to introduce the 2022-2023 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

 2022-2023 CSDP Fellows

 

Stephens-Dougan Reacts to Biden's First SOTU on WHYY
March 4, 2022

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan shared her thoughts about President Biden's first State of the Union address on WHYY's Radio Times show. She joined two other panelists who reacted "to Biden's address, the tenor he struck, and [discussed] if it will help him reset this presidency." Listen

President Eisgruber's Statement Regarding War in Ukraine
March 3, 2022

Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber's statement regarding the war in Ukraine is posted here. The University homepage features prominently 

Frymer on Effects of Racially Exclusive Homestead Act on Today's BIPOC Vineyard Owners
March 1, 2022

Paul Frymer, professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate at Princeton University, is quoted in Wine Enthusiast on a centuries-old law preventing BIPOC vineyard ownership [that] still resonates today

Wealth Inequality Webinar Recording Now Posted
March 1, 2022
Rockets to Space and Empty Plates: What can government do about wealth inequality in America? February 23, 2022 The recording of this CSDP webinar is available on Princeton University's Media Central