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May 13 2020
Posted in: IRiSS, Students
IRiSS is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2020-21 Dissertation Fellowships. The 13 members of this year’s cohort of Dissertation Fellows hail from all six social science departments: Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. 
Apr 27 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, American Democracy Research, IRiSS
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. “We’re at a critical point right now, both with climate...
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 published by the American Political Science Review in 2020.