We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. This fifteenth cohort of CSDP fellows will be in residence through the 2014-2015 academic year. Please join us in welcoming them to Princeton in September.
Marko Klašnja is a PhD Candidate in the Politics Department at New York University. His research examines the factors that promote or hinder electoral punishment of corrupt incumbents, with focus on identifying the con
Omar Wasow, assistant professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate, gave the keynote address at Princeton University's Martin Luther King Day celebration.
Research on inequality by Nolan McCarty and Michael Barber was cited in an opinion piece by Donna Brazile for CNN.
Markus Prior's research on the contribution of cable television (or the lack thereof) to our polarized politics was described in an article in The Economist and The New Yorker. Prior is co-director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) and Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs.
In a guest post in the Washington Post/Monkey Cage, Nicholas Carnes argues that, based on his research and that of other former and current CSDP affiliates, the obstacles keeping working-class Americans out of office are far from insurmountable. Carnes is Assistant Professor at Duke University and former CSDP-affiliated graduate student (PhD Politics and Social Policy '11).
Nolan McCarty, writing in the Washington Post/Monkey Cage, kicked off a new series on political polarization with a report from his working group on U.S polarization.
Mathew Barnes, PhD Candidate in the Department of Politics and CSDP graduate student, is quoted in a feature article in The American Prospect on the "Shale Rebellion." Barnes, whose dissertation focuses on the politics and policy of fracking, weighs in on the consequences of a 2008 moratorium in New York state.
A Washington Post Monkey Cage article by Brandice Canes-Wrone and her co-author, Jee-Kwang Park, reports their investigation as to whether electoral uncertainty produces a pre-election decline in costly-to-unload investments, particularly housing.Brandice Canes-Wrone is a CSDP Faculty Associate, Donald E. Stokes Professor in Public and International Affairs, and Professor of Politics and Public Affairs.
Nolan McCarty talked with Thomas Edsall in the New York Times, about how McCarty's work with Rosenthal and Poole informs interpretation of vote share by income level in the recent NYC mayoral primary. Nolan McCarty is a CSDP Faculty Associate, Chair of the Department of Politics, and Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs.