News - 2014

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Omar Wasow's paper (with Maya Sen), Race a Bundle of Sticks: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immutable Characteristics, was highlighted by Vox Researchers have been thinking about race all wrong. This paper, which will be published in the Annual Review of Political Science, encourages scholars to recognize that race is comprised of...
Monday, Dec 15, 2014

Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and CSDP Faculty Associate, was quoted in a New York Times article on the spending bill. The bill, which subsequently passed both houses of congress, contains a provision that rolls back a rule affecting derivatives, the financial product that helped cause the financial...

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
Charles Cameron, John Kastellec (Princeton University) and Jee-Kwang Park (American University) have argued that interest-group pressure would keep most Republicans from voting for even a moderate nominee. This work was cited in fivethirtyeight, as part of a discussion of the ideology and likeliness of appointment of Supreme Court nominees during...
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
Talia Stroud, 2014-2015 CSDP Visiting Scholar and Associate Professor at UT-Austin, conducted an experimental study of viewer perception of the proposed Keystone Pipeline. The study is featured in The Conversation, a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary.
Friday, Oct 3, 2014

Tali Mendelberg was featured in a discussion on CBCradio about democracy: Ideas from the Trenches - Too Dumb for Democracy. Summarizing, she said " We have to create a new norm -- an unstated understanding -- that...all voices should be...

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014

Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and CSDP Faculty Associate, examines in The Washington Post five things the Goldman tapes teach us about financial regularion, "Unlike the [Ray] Rice video where there is little room for debating...

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
The Princeton University homepage featured a detailed interview with Tali Mendelberg about her research in how women's voices are heard, or not heard, in decision-making.
Monday, Sep 15, 2014
The American Political Science Association (APSA) has named the cover article in Perspectives on Politics, Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction, by Tali Mendelberg, Christopher Karpowitz, and J. Baxter Oliphant, the best paper in political psychology and the paper also received the Lazarsfeld Award for the...
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 cited research by Markus Prior, Director of CSDP and Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, in its discussion of "The Surprising Way That Media Made America More Partisan."
Friday, Sep 5, 2014

Martin Gilens' first book, Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Anti-Poverty Policy received the 2014 Philip E. Converse Award from the Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior Section of APSA.