American Democracy Research

April 23, 2021
2019-2020 SCAD Graduate Fellow Marissa Thompson shares insights from her SCAD-sponsored research. 
February 23, 2021
Research on the reactions of majorities to Muslim minorities in Western Europe has focused on exclusion – opposition to immigration, prejudice towards minorities, the surge in support for the far right, understandably.  The Inclusive Politics Project takes research in a new direction.
November 11, 2020
2019-2020 SCAD Graduate Fellow Katie Clayton shares insights from her SCAD-sponsored research. Her findings were featured in articles by the
The Historic 2020 Elections
November 11, 2020
On November 5th, before several states released their final vote tallies and either candidate had obtained the 270 electoral votes needed to win the U.S.
October 26, 2020
2019-2020 SCAD Graduate Fellow Luca Braghieri shares insights from his SCAD-sponsored research.
June 10, 2020
Whites are more likely to think police behave fairly -- and so their suspects are probably culpable. The following is an op-ed by SCAD Faculty Fellow Hakeem Jefferson and coauthors Fabian
June 8, 2020
As mass demonstrations took place nationwide honoring George Floyd and demanding reforms in policing, Stanford political scientist and Center for American Democracy Faculty Fellow Hakeem Jefferson brought the discussion on race and the American criminal justice
May 19, 2020
Facebook has provided a $351,000 gift to the American National Election Studies (ANES) to gather data on an important topic pertaining to the American electorate: what is the nature of the relationship between social media usage and public opinion?
April 27, 2020
Geologist turned high school teacher turned GSE researcher, IRiSS Center for American Democracy Graduate Fellow Lynne Zummo examines how adolescents' political identities affect their scientific reasoning - particularly about climate change.