Thursday, Jun 22, 2017
The Problem with Democracy: It Relies on Voters in Vox is a "long and sweeping discussion" with Christopher Achen and Larry Bartels, based on their book Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government.
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017
Sarah Staszak's book, No Day in Court: Access to Justice and the Politics of Judicial Retrenchment (Oxford University Press, 2015), has won APSA’s J. David Greenstone Prize for the best book published in the past 2 years in Politics and History.
Friday, May 19, 2017

Keith Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics and CSDP faculty associate, on ABC2News talking about what a “constitutional crisis is,” and isn’t. 

Friday, May 19, 2017
Professors Nolan McCarty and Martin Gilens are both quoted in a New York Times opinion piece about the electoral consequences and public perceptions of Congressional Republicans' behavior regarding their president's actions
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Professor Christopher H. Achen, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences, Professor of Politics, and CSDP Faculty Associate, has been named a recipient of Princeton's Graduate Mentoring Award.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Professor Grigore Pop-Eleches (Princeton University) and Joshua Tucker's (NYU) new book, Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes (Princeton University Press 2017), has been called "undoubtedly a landmark study in the field of comparative politics." The book examines communist legacies' lasting influence on...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Paul Frymer's newest book, Building an American Empire: The Era of Territorial and Political Expansion (Princeton University Press 2017), details how westward expansion was governmentally engineered to promote the formation of a white settler nation.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
How do we assess the first 100 days of the new administration? CSDP faculty addressed this question with MPA students at a special Woodrow Wilson School "Lunch Timer" event. Commenting and then engaging in an active Q&A session with more than 60 MPAs, the scholars offered perspectives on the presidency, the courts, and congress.
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics.
Monday, Mar 6, 2017

Asya Magazinnik, PhD candidate in Politics and CSDP graduate student affiliate, and co-author William Howell of University of Chicago, are featured in an...