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CSDP Invites Applications to New Undergraduate Research Fellows Program
Oct. 6, 2020

The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics is pleased to invite Princeton undergraduates to apply for our inaugural Undergraduate Research Fellows program. This new initiative, launched in the fall term 2020, is designed to engage and encourage Princeton seniors who are considering doctoral…

Kastellec Comments in 538 on How Amy Coney Barrett Would Change the Supreme Court
Sept. 26, 2020

In 538's piece, How Amy Coney Barrett Could Change the Supreme Court, John Kastellec, associate professor of politics and a CSDP faculty associate, commented on the positions the likely nominee will take if appointed to the court.

John Kastellec in Newsweek: Could Republicans Fill Ginsburg's Seat With Trump Nominee Even if They Lose the Senate?
Sept. 22, 2020

John Kastellec is quoted in Newsweek's article, explaining that Republicans don't need to retain control of the Senate in November to put President Donald Trump's nominee on the Supreme Court.

Princeton Magazine Profiles Omar Wasow
Sept. 22, 2020

Princeton Magazine's cover feature of Omar Wasow profiles his work and personal background, Omar Wasow's Life-Shaping Question: “How did we get from civil rights to mass incarceration?” Omar Wasow is assistant professor of politics at Princeton University and a CSDP faculty associate.

Frymer and Grumbach in Vox on Athlete Activism and the Labor Movement
Sept. 14, 2020

Paul Frymer and Jake Grumbach's essay in Vox, The NBA strike is a big moment for athlete activism — and the labor movement in America, showed the power of athlete activism and striking for social movements, and labor's potential…

WBUR Features Stephens-Dougan on the Connection between Civilian Militias and the Police
Sept. 3, 2020

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan was one of three panelists for WBUR On Point program's discussion of vigilante militants' overlap with law enforcement, and how race factors into this relationship. Stephens-Dougan addresses how law and order rhetoric is being used as a…

Frymer Interviewed on NPR About Disputes Over Statehood, Politics And Race
Sept. 2, 2020

NPR's discussion of the historical path to statehood and the roots of the controversy over DC statehood features an interview with Paul Frymer, professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate. In Simmering…

McConnaughy in Washington Post: It’s Women’s Equality Day. Here’s how woman suffrage activists cleared the hurdles.
Sept. 2, 2020

What politics delivered the 19th amendment? In her article in The Washington Post, Corrine McConnaughy explores the history and applies her research to shed light on lessons learned for the…

Wright in TIME on Trump's use of office for political purposes
Aug. 30, 2020

Lauren Wright was interviewed by TIME for a piece on Trump's political use of office, Past Presidents Tried to Hide It. Now Trump’s Political Use of Office is Part of the Show

We are very distrustful and skeptical in this…

Stephens-Dougan Interviewed by WHYY on Kamala Harris VP Pick
Aug. 13, 2020

WHYY interviewed LaFleur Stephens-Dougan about the political implications of Biden's VP pick of Kamala Harris: Democrats celebrate Kamala Harris as historic VP pick. Stephens-Dougan, who studies the ways racial appeals work in American politics,  said…