Lauren Wright's opinion piece about the bipartisan failure of accountability is featured in the Houston Chronicle: My party, right or wrong? Democrats and Republicans need to speak up even when in power.
Tanika Raychaudhuri's research on "The social roots of Asian American partisan attitudes" has just been published in a special issue of Politics, Groups, and Identities on Asian Pacific Americans. Raychaudhuri asks an important question in the study of Asi
Andrew Guess and Nolan McCarty are part of Social Science One, an independent research commission that will provide social scientists unprec
Charles Cameron and Jonathan Kastellec discuss the proliferation of policy litmus tests for Supreme Court nominees in this Mischiefs of Faction piece for Vox: The litmus test for a Supreme Court nominee: Republican Party platforms are now open and explicit about policy litmus tes
Paul Frymer's book, Building an American Empire, has won the 2018 J. David Greenstone Book Prize, Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association, and has been named the winner of the 2018 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship, Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
In early May, CSDP hosted a large conference that brought prominent journalists and policymakers together with leading academics to the Woodrow Wilson School to address the state of the U.S. Presidency in 2018. These participants addressed the question of the "U.S.
Lauren Wright, lecturer in politics and public affairs and CSDP affiliate, penned an OpEd in The Washington Post on "What Melania Trump’s ‘I don’t car
The Workshop on the Presidency and the Administrative State, organized by Kenneth Lowande (2017-2018 CSDP Fellow) along with Professors Brandice Canes-Wrone, Charles Cameron, and Nolan McCarty, brought scholars together to discuss their research in this very timely policy area.
The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics hosted the 115th Congress Stennis Congressional Staff Fellows in a series of roundtable sessions on April 20-21, 2018. These roundtables addressed the theme of Meeting the Legislative Branch Leadership Challenge in an Era of Mistrust, Disinformation, and Miscommunication.
Lauren Wright was interviewed in the Atlantic (The Gender Trap of Being First Lady) and appeared on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon and on MSNBC, commenting on the First Lady's new "Be Best"