News - 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

CSDP sponsored four workshops in the spring of 2019, organized by CSDP faculty and fellows. Each workshop afforded faculty, fellows, post-docs, and graduate students an opportunity to explore timely and compelling issues in political science and policy:

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Sarah Staszak, writing for the Washington Post's Monkey Cage, discusses the importance of Google employees' drive to lobby Congress to end the practice of mandatory arbitration, noting that "businesses win — and employees lose — more often in arbitration than in court." Staszak's analysis, ...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Rachel Augustine Potter's debut book, "Bending the Rules: Procedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy," was recently released (published by University of Chicago Press 2019). Potter shows how bureaucrats use procedures to resist interference from Congress, the President, and the courts at each stage of the rulemaking process.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

Sally A. Nuamah, assistant professor at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, has been named a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

Professor Frances Lee has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Lee, who studies American Politics, will join the department of politics and the Woodrow Wilson School as professor of politics and public affairs on July 1, and will be a CSDP faculty...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019

Dara Strolovitch, along with colleagues from other universities, authored an op-ed in the Washington Post on the importance of understanding the inextricable links between feminism, anti-racism, and all movements for social, political, and economic justice: ...

Friday, Mar 1, 2019

We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. This twentieth cohort of CSDP fellows will be in residence through the 2019-2020 academic year. Please join us in welcoming them to Princeton in September.

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019

In an extensive discussion of members' of Congress paths to office, the NY Times quotes Jacob Grumbach on the backgrounds of state politicians. Jake Grumbach is a 2018-2019 CSDP Fellow, and will join the faculty at the University of Washington in...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019

Despite widespread interest in the fake news phenomenon, we know very little about who actually shares fake news. Now, in newly-published research, Andy Guess and co-authors (NYU) find that in general, the proportion of people on Facebook who shared links to fake news websites...