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Apr 23 2021 | Posted In: American Democracy Research
2019-2020 SCAD Graduate Fellow Marissa Thompson shares insights from her SCAD-sponsored research.  Are schools in your local school district segregated? We asked 1,700 parents to guess the level of economic school segregation in their school systems in order to understand their perceptions of this...
Feb 23 2021 | Posted In: American Democracy Research
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.  It focuses...
Nov 11 2020 | Posted In: American Democracy Research
2019-2020 SCAD Graduate Fellow Katie Clayton shares insights from her SCAD-sponsored research. Her findings were featured in articles by the Wall Street Journal and Vox. Democratic stability depends on widespread acceptance of informal norms that govern political elites’ behavior. Little is known,...
Nov 11 2020 | Posted In: American Democracy Research
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. presidential election, experts Nathaniel Persily, Hakeem Jefferson, Didi Kuo, and Bruce Cain convened on Zoom to break down what had happened so...
Oct 26 2020 | Posted In: American Democracy Research
2019-2020 SCAD Graduate Fellow Luca Braghieri shares insights from his SCAD-sponsored research. A few months ago, a host of prominent writers and academics - including David Brooks, Noam Chomsky, Nicholas Christakis, Francis Fukuyama, Jonathan Haidt, Deirdre McCloskey, Steven Pinker, Bari Weiss,...

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