Sunday, Aug 26, 2012

Dan Myers' dissertation was named the best dissertation of 2011 by the Experimental Methods Section of the American Political Science Association. The section recognizes the best dissertation that utilizes experimental methods on substantive political science research, or makes a fundamental contribution to experimental methods...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012
Martin Gilens' new book, Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America, looks at thousands of proposed policy changes, and the degree of support for each among poor, middle-class, and affluent Americans. Gilens finds that when preferences of low- or middle-income Americans diverge from those of the affluent, there is...
Friday, Jun 1, 2012
Tali Mendelberg's (Associate Professor of Politics and CSDP Faculty Associate) paper on "Do Women Deliberate with a Distinctive Voice? How Decision Rules and Group Gender Composition Affect the Content of Deliberation" has been selected by the committee for the Lazarsfeld Best Paper Award from the Political Communication Section. The same paper...
Monday, Apr 16, 2012
Jeffrey Segal and Keith Whittington have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Jeffrey Segal is a current CSDP Senior Visiting Scholar and SUNY Distinguished Professor and chair of the political science department at Stony Brook University. Keith Whittington is a CSDP Faculty Associate and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of...
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012

Paul Starr, CSDP faculty affiliate and the Stuart Professor of Communications and Public Affairs and Wilson School professor of sociology and public affairs, was recently named the 2011 PROSE Award winner in Government and Politics by the Association of American Publishers (AAP).

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012
We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. Saumitra Jha, Marc Meredith, Maria Petrova, and Victoria Shineman will be CSDP's thirteenth cohort of CSDP visiting fellows, and will be in residence for the 2012-2013 year. See "full story" for more info.
Monday, Feb 20, 2012

Ira Katznelson, famed American political scientist and historian and currently the Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University, will deliver two public talks at the Woodrow Wilson School as part of the 2012 Princeton Lectures in Politics and Public Affairs.

Friday, Feb 3, 2012

Going Local: Presidential Leadership in the Post-Broadcast Age (Cambridge University Press 2010) was  awarded the 2012 Goldsmith prize for the academic book  "that best fulfills the objective of improving democratic governance through an examination of the intersection between the media, politics and public policy." Jeffrey Cohen was a...

Monday, Dec 19, 2011

CSDP Thursday noon seminars have concluded for 2011, and will resume the regular weekly schedule on January 19 with a talk by Justin Fox (Yale University) on Law as a Discovery Procedure:  An Informational Rationale for Broad Judicial Decisions. All CSDP events are listed on the Events page of this website.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

Becky Morton's (CSDP Visiting Scholar 2004-2005) and Kenneth Williams' book Experimental Political Science and the Study of Causality won the 2011 (and inaugural) Best Book Award from the Experimental Research section of the American Political Science Association.