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Mummolo on Police Militarization in Wired
June 4, 2020

Jonathan Mummolo, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and a CSDP faculty associate, is quoted in an article in Wired: The Pentagon's Hand-Me-Downs Helped Militarize Police…

Wasow Research Widely Covered in Media: How 1960s Black Protests Moved Elites, Public Opinion and Voting
June 1, 2020

Omar Wasow's research on non-violent activism and violent protests is highlighted in The New York Times, Washington Post

Lipsitz and Pop-Eleches in Washington Post: Where are people less likely to obey coronavirus restrictions? Republican counties.
May 14, 2020

Keena Lipsitz and Grigore Pop-Eleches's piece in The Washington Post is based on their recent study, which used data…

Mendelberg New York Times Op-Ed: Why Politicians Are Often One Step Behind Disaster
April 28, 2020

Tali Mendelberg, John Work Garrett Professor of Politics and CSDP faculty associate, penned an op-ed in The New York Times on Why Politicians Are Often One Step Behind Disaster. Mendelberg…

CSDP and JMP Convene Judges, Journalists, and Academics to Discuss Politics of Judicial Nominations
April 20, 2020

   On March 6, 2020, the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions brought together judges, leading policymakers, journalists, and academics to discuss the politics of federal judicial nominations, how these politics have evolved over time, and how well they are working…

Coronavirus Note
April 12, 2020

CSDP has postponed all in-person events for the remainder of the spring term, with the aim of rescheduling to the upcoming 2020-2021 fall or spring terms. Some CSDP seminars will continue in April, virtually, by invitation only. All other initiatives, including remote research and grant programs, continue uninterrupted. For the CSDP community…

Stephens-Dougan Cited in New York Times Opinion: How Racist Is Trump’s Republican Party?
March 20, 2020

Thomas Edsall, writing in his opinion piece in The New York Times, quotes LaFleur Stephens-Dougan about systemic racism:

CSDP Introduces 2020-2021 Fellows
March 16, 2020
We are delighted to introduce next year's fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. This twenty-first cohort of CSDP fellows will be in residence through the 2020-2021 academic year. Please join us in welcoming them to Princeton in September.

   Jaclyn Kaslovsky will receive her Ph.D. from the…
Valenzuela Research Cited in The Economist
Feb. 29, 2020

Ali Valenzuela's research (with Loren Collingwood) was discussed in The Economist, Who will be Donald Trump’s most forceful foe?

The authors found that “white voters with racially conservative or…

Wright Article in Washington Post: Whether it’s from the Oscars or ‘The Apprentice,’ celebrity candidates get a boost. Here’s how we know.
Feb. 13, 2020

Lauren Wright's Monkey Cage article in The Washington Post discusses her research findings about celebrity candidates, with a warning not to underestimate the political advantages of…