Work by Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and member of the CSDP Executive Committee, and Benjamin Page of Northwestern, was discussed in an Al Jazeera piece on How ordinary Americans can influence policy – no super PAC required.
Matthew Barnes, PhD Candidate and CSDP graduate student, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on fracking and local community reactions and policies.
The London School of Economics highlighted work by Tali Mendelberg, Christopher Karpowitz, and J. Baxter Oliphant, describing the authors' cover article in Perspectives on Politics, Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction.
Now 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, has been named the best paper in political psychology. The Best Paper Award is given to the most outstanding paper in political psychology delivered at the previous year’s Annual Meeting.
Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and member of the executive committee of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, has been interviewed about his recent work in U.S. and international media outlets. Professor Gilens and his co-author, Benjamin Page (Northwestern) have discussed their findings about the influence of big money -- wealthy individuals and corporations -- on our politicians and policymakers.
CSDP congratulates Co-director Charles Cameron, Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, on election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).
Jean-Francois Godbout, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Montreal and a CSDP Visiting Scholar this year, was asked by CBC News to make some predictions about Pierre Karl Peladeau's future in Quebecois politics in light of yesterday's devastating loss
Kyle Dropp and his co-authors describe in the Washington Post their findings about how Americans feel about intervention in Ukraine. Their results are "clear, but also somewhat disconcerting: The less people know about where Ukraine is located on a map, the more they want the U.S. to intervene militarily." The Colbert Report then did a segment based on the article. Kyle Dropp is a 2013-2014 Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, and assistant pro
Nicholas Carnes was named one of "The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30" by Pacific Standard magazine. Carnes is Assistant Professor at Duke University and former CSDP-affiliated graduate student (PhD Politics and Social Policy '11).
Grigore Pop-Eleches and Graeme Robertson (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) report in the Washington Post on a recent survey they conducted among Ukrainians. This study is particularly timely and important in light of the announcement by the government of Crimea of its intention to hold a referendum on joining Russia. Grigore Pop-Eleches is Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs, and a member of the executive committee of the Center for the Stu