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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013

Martin Gilens book,  Affluence& Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America  (Princeton University Press and the Russell Sage Foundation, 2012), was awarded the American Political Science Association's 2013 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for the best book published in the U.S....

Monday, Jun 10, 2013
On May 10-11, 2013, the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) sponsored an interdisciplinary conference exploring the political impact of the media. Prominent political scientists, economists, and communication scholars shared their research about how the media influence our political landscape, and conversely how politics affect the...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and CSDP Faculty Affiliate, was mentioned recently in a Center for American Progress piece about strengthening the middle class to improve investment...

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013

Deborah Beim (CSDP Graduate Student), Alex Hirsch and John Kastellec (CSDP Faculty) and were awarded the 2013 Best Conference Paper Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association, for their paper "...

Friday, Apr 5, 2013
Tom S. Clark (PhD '08) and Benjamin Lauderdale (PhD ' 10) have received the 2013 Best Journal Article Award from the Law and Courts Organized Section of the American Political Science Association for their paper The Supreme Court's Many Median Justices," American Political Science Review 106(4):847-866.This award recognizes the best journal...
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013
Markus Prior's recent work on the media and political polarization is being widely discussed in the academic and general press. The Economist described this work in a piece titled Why Fox News is less to blame for polarised politics than you think. See full story for more details and links.
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013
Maria Petrova's work on electoral fraud in Russia is highlighted on the Princeton University website, including several interactive features that allow the user to view details of her experimental data. Professor Petrova (CSDP fellow this year) conducted a large-scale field experiment during the December 2011 parliamentary elections in Russia, the...

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