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Apr 22 2020
Posted in: IRiSS
It is with sadness, but with a deep gratitude for his life and contributions, that IRiSS leadership remembers former Stanford University President Donald Kennedy. He passed away yesterday at age 88.
Apr 9 2020
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
As policymakers struggle to design and implement policy interventions to battle the spread of COVID-19 and address the accompanying economic crisis, the value of social science research to inform these crucial decisions becomes evermore apparent. Stanford IRiSS invests in research projects that...
Apr 2 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, American Democracy Research, IRiSS
The following is an op-ed by SCAD director Mike Tomz and coauthor Jessica L.P. Weeks, published in the Washington Post on June 19, 2019. It is based on a paper to be published by the American Political Science Review in 2020. Last week, an ABC News interview with President Trump unleashed fresh...
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 30 2020
Posted in: IRiSS
The Santa Clara County shelter-in-place order was instituted just as IRiSS was in the process of finalizing security measures to certify the expanded Federal Statistical Research Data Center (RDC) for opening.  The original facility on Alta Road has been serving 50 researchers, which need to...