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Jun 8 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, IRiSS
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 system to an academic forum on...
May 19 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, IRiSS
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? This survey will augment the data collected by the...
Mar 30 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, IRiSS
The Stanford Center for American Democracy (SCAD) at IRiSS is a multidisciplinary effort to address fundamental questions about American democracy, institutions, and the American electorate. SCAD convenes Stanford faculty, graduate students, and the broader community of Stanford researchers from...
Mar 16 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, CSS, Ethnography, IRiSS
In compliance with University and Santa Clara County policies, IRiSS professional staff will be working remotely for the following weeks and IRiSS facilities will be closed. Many IRiSS programs will continue to operate - specifically those that are conducted online or can be translated to a virtual...