News - 2019

Monday, Dec 23, 2019

Dr. Lauren Wright's work on celebrity candidates, described in her book, Star Power, inspired some of the questions in The New York Times quiz on the public's visual...

Monday, Dec 23, 2019

Keith Whittington's op-ed in The New York Times, Trump's Scary Precedent: Scorning Congress, makes the case that the obstruction of justice charge in the articles of impeachment (Article 2) reflects critical interference with Congress's...

Monday, Dec 9, 2019

An opinion piece in the LA Times quotes Jonathan Mummolo extensively in its discussion of the deployment of SWAT teams in black communities over the past 50 years. "Opinion: 50 years ago, LAPD raided the Black Panthers.

Monday, Nov 25, 2019

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan was a featured guest on the WHYY Radio Times' panel, reacting to the Democratic Debate held on November 20. She was joined on the panel by T. J.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Kenneth Lowande and Andrew Proctor started working together when Lowande was a CSDP Fellow and Proctor a CSDP-affiliated graduate student, in 2017-2018. Curious about whether the publicized cases of refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples reflected a wider trend, they reached out to more than 4,000 jurisdictions that issue...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019

CSDP graduate students, faculty, and fellows had the opportunity to meet with three outstanding guests this fall term, who visited the Woodrow Wilson School as part of its Endeavor Leadership Program. Meeting informally over breakfast, faculty and grad students had stimulating conversations with:

Monday, Nov 18, 2019

CSDP, together with the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School, sponsored a lunchtime panel on The Politics of Impeachment for Politics and WWS undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The faculty panelists offered commentary on the current moment in the impeachment process, reflected on political expectations moving...

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

Charlotte Cavaille's paper on Austrian public housing is cited in Brazil's publication, Folha de S. Paulo. The article, "O preco da desigualdade," focuses on how economic anxiety fuels the extreme right, and suggests that greater distributive conflict over public goods helps extreme right parties.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Professor Frances Lee will be awarded the Walter Beach Award by the National Capital Area Political Science Association (NCAPSA). The Beach Award is given every year by NCAPSA to a political scientist who, in his or her career, "has made a substantial contribution to strengthen the relationship between political science and public service."

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

CSDP invites applications for 2020-2021 Visiting Research Scholars and Postdoctoral Research Associates