News - 2021

Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021

Charles Cameron and Jonathan Kastellec, writing in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage (Conservatives may control the Supreme Court until the 2050s), bring their research to bear on the future of the Supreme Court.

Monday, Dec 13, 2021

Writing in The Washington Post, Keith Whittington addresses a proposed Pennsylvania law that would ban the discussion of any "racist or sexist concept" in public elementary schools, high schools, and colleges.

Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021

Thomas Edsall's weekly column in The New York Times asks Trump Won’t Let America Go. Can Democrats Pry It Away? Frances Lee finds that the unprecedented threat posed by Trump in 2020 "was thwarted, to a great extent by that president’s...

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

Frances Lee, with her co-author James Curry, penned an op-ed in The New York Times on the Democrats' difficulties moving their legislative agenda forward, There's a Curse in Washington, and the Party in Control Can't Seem to Shake It.

Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

CSDP is pleased to introduce our second cohort (first in person on campus) of Undergraduate Research Fellows. These selected Princeton seniors will join CSDP at weekly research seminars in the 2021-2022 academic year and will be paired with a CSDP faculty mentor who...

Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

Princeton University's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) hosts post-doctoral or more senior research associates each academic year, whose work focuses on empirical research on democratic political processes and institutions. CSDP fellows pursue research and contribute to the intellectual life of the Center, the Princeton School...

Friday, Aug 27, 2021

Lauren Wright brought her political science expertise to KPIX5's conversation about the role of women voters in the recall election of California Governor Gavin Newsom, and...

Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan was the featured guest on New Books Network's podcast. The discussion with Ursula Hackett centered around Stephens-Dougan's book, Race to the Bottom: How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics (U Chicago Press, 2020).

Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021

Brandice Canes-Wrone, along with co-author Kenneth Miller (UNLV), was featured in the Washington Post Magazine article "America's Hidden Crisis of Power and Place." The article discusses how the political elite in both...

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2021

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan's book, Race to the Bottom: How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics (University of Chicago Press 2020) is the recipient of the 2021 Ralph J.