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Canes-Wrone Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 20, 2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of 213 new members. The new members include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business and philanthropic leaders. Among those elected into this 236th class of new members are the incoming director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Brandice Canes-Wrone, and CSDP faculty associate Joanne S. Gowa.
Mendelberg Discusses Book in Boston Review: Are Women the Silent Sex?
April 11, 2016
Boston Review features a discussion of Mendelberg and Karpowitz's The Silent Sex (2014), including highlights of their work on how women's voices may be heard in deliberative settings such as classrooms, board meetings, and in our government.
Chaya Crowder Provides Expert Testimony to California State Legislature
April 11, 2016
Chaya Crowder, first-year CSDP/Politics graduate student, provided expert testimony in Sacramento, CA on behalf of AB 2707, the "Stop Consumer Racial Profiling Act of 2016."
CSDP Introduces 2016-2017 Fellows
March 23, 2016
We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. This seventeenth cohort of CSDP fellows will be in residence through the 2016-2017 academic year. Please join us in welcoming them to Princeton in September.
Kastellec and Colleagues in Wash Po on Garland Nomination
March 21, 2016
John Kastellec, Assistant Professor of Politics and CSDP faculty associate, outlines in The Washington Post How American voters really can influence Merrick Garland's confirmation battle.
Vox Features Kastellec and Cameron on Trump and the Supreme Court Nomination Battle
March 7, 2016
John Kastellec and Charles Cameron discuss in Vox how the rise of Donald Trump in the republican primaries is complicating (already-complicated) political calculations surrounding the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
Stephens and Clark React to Super Tuesday Results
March 2, 2016
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs features reactions by LaFleur Stephens and Tom Clark to Super Tuesday voting in its "WWS REACTS" series. LaFleur Stephens is Assistant Professor of Politics and a CSDP faculty associate, and Tom Clark is a 2015-2016 CSDP Visiting Scholar and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science at Emory University.
Cameron and Kastellec in Washington Post on Obama and Supreme Court Nominee
Feb. 17, 2016
Charles Cameron and John Kastellec discussed How an Obama Supreme Court nominee could win confirmation in the Senate in The Monkey Cage column of The Washington Post. Charles Cameron is Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and John Kastellec is Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Both are CSDP faculty associates.
Martin Gilens' Affluence and Influence Wins Award for Best Book of Lasting Value
Feb. 3, 2016

Martin Gilens' book Affluence & Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America (Princeton University Press 2012) received the AAPOR 2016 Best Book Award. This award is given by the American Association for Public Opinion Research to the book of lasting value that is at least three years old.

NY Times Quotes Mendelberg, Comparing Campaign Rhetoric to Willie Horton Ad
Jan. 13, 2016
Tali Mendelberg was quoted in a New York Times opinion piece that compares the infamous Willie Horton ad to today's extreme rhetoric on the campaign trail.