News - 2009

Monday, Oct 19, 2009
"Shari'ah and the Secular State in Senegal: Understanding Citizen Preferences for Islamic Family Law" by Carrie Konold (University of Michigan; CSDP 2008-2009) was selected as the Best Graduate Paper Award at the 2009 Annual Conference of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists of North America (AMSS).
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009
The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics has joined a dozen other research centers around the world in a major initiative, based in Canada, to develop a comprehensive understanding of how the rules of the game influence parties and voters as well as the dynamic relationship between them.
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009
The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) gathered former and current fellows and faculty in a reunion of ten years of CSDP visiting scholars.
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009

Congratulations to David E. Lewis, winner of the Richard E. Neustadt Award for his book, The Politics of Presidential Appointments: Political Control and Bureaucratic Performance (Princeton University Press). The Neustadt Award, for the best book on the U.S. presidency published in 2008, was presented at the APSA meeting in Toronto earlier this...

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009

The Society for Political Methodology presented its award for the best poster at the 2009 annual summer Methodology Meeting to Benjamin Lauderdale, Princeton University, for Does Congress Represent Public Opinion As It Is, or As It Might Be?

Friday, Sep 4, 2009

CSDP congratulates Jessica Trounstine. Trounstine's book, Political Monopolies in American Cities (University of Chicago Press), was named the best book on urban politics published in 2008. The Urban Politics section of the American Political Science Association presented the award at the annual meeting in Toronto on September 3, 2009...

Friday, Sep 4, 2009


CSDP joins in congratulating Paul Frymer.  His book, Black and Blue: African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of the Democratic Party (Princeton University Press, 2007) has been chosen to receive the best book award from the Organized Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics (REP) of the American Political Science...
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Last fall, Barack Obama spoke about key ideas found in Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age by Larry Bartels during a stop on the campaign trail. These comments came on the heels of a commentary for CNN in which James Carville wrote "[Obama] should start by reading Unequal Democracy by Princeton academic Larry Bartels...
Thursday, Mar 26, 2009
CSDP is pleased to introduce another outstanding cohort of visiting fellows for the coming academic year. They will be in Princeton from September 2009 through June 2010, pursuing their own research on democratic processes and institutions and contributing to the broader intellectual life of CSDP, the Woodrow Wilson School, and the Department of...
Thursday, Mar 26, 2009
CSDP congratulates Markus Prior for receiving the Goldsmith Book Prize for the best academic book on press, politics, and public policy.