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Matthew Tokeshi wins 2015 Timothy Cook Best Graduate Student Paper Award
April 22, 2015

Matthew Tokeshi, PhD candidate and CSDP graduate student, has been named the winner of the 2015 Timothy Cook Best Graduate Student Paper Award.  The Cook Award recognizes the best paper on political communication presented by a graduate student at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. The selection committee honored Tokeshi's paper, …

Martin Gilens Elected Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 22, 2015
Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and member of the CSDP Executive Committee, was elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 197 new members include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, business, and philanthropic leaders
New Paper by Canes-Wrone Highlighted in The Economist
April 20, 2015
An article in The Economist, String-pushers: Politicians often try to manipulate the economy to win votes, but seldom succeed, features work by Brandice Canes-Wrone and Christian Ponce de Leon. Canes-Wrone is Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs at Princeton and a CSDP faculty associate. Ponce de Leon is a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton and a CSDP affiliate.
Cowan Calls Wallach's New Book "Very Best" on Financial Crisis and the Law
April 20, 2015
Tyler Cowan describes Philip Wallach's new book, To the Edge: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis, as "original" and "rare", and Wallach as the "go-to guy" on the financial crisis as a crisis of law and government legitimacy.
CSDP Introduces 2015-2016 Visiting Scholars
March 31, 2015

We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. This sixteenth cohort of CSDP fellows will be in residence through the 2015-2016 academic year. Please join us in welcoming them to Princeton in September.
 

Kevin Arceneaux is Professor of Political…

Reich Cites Gilens' Research, Concludes "Most Americans Have No Influence At All"
March 11, 2015
Robert Reich, former secretary of labor, cites Professor Martin Gilens' research (coauthored with Benjamin Page of Northwestern University) in his blog in Salon, in which he "explains why the preferences of the average citizen have zero effect on public policy."
Gilens' Work on Influence of Elites and Public on Policymaking Featured in Vox
Jan. 29, 2015

Professor Martin Gilens' research (coauthored with Benjamin Page of Northwestern University) is detailed in a featured article in Vox. The Gilens and Page

NY Times Column Describes Westwood's Research on Political Hostility
Jan. 29, 2015

A New York Times editorial column featured work by Sean Westwood (2014-2015 CSDP Fellow) and Shanto Iyengar (Stanford University). Westwood's research