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Scholarly Publications

From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia

May 2018

In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today’s...

Word embeddings quantify 100 years of gender and ethnic stereotypes

April 2018

Word embeddings are a powerful machine-learning framework that represents each English word by a vector.

Inequality and redistribution behavior in a give-or-take game

April 2018

Why has economic inequality risen dramatically over the past few decades even in democracies where individuals could vote for more redistribution?

Other Publications

The Peace Train Leaves The Station

March 2018

In a flurry of developments that left experts stunned, the long-stalled Korean peace train has suddenly left the station.

ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What Should Be Done?

January 2018

In October 2017, twenty-two scholars from eight countries attended a workshop titled “ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What should be done?” The workshop was designed to facilitate a frank and...

Let’s get the facts right on foreign involvement in our elections

December 2017

President-elect Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election and will be the next president of the United States.

News

North Korea summit diplomacy

March 2018

"Moon's proposal of a trilateral summit between the two Koreas and the United States, undermining China's influence, turned out to be nothing more than a pipe dream," said researchers at the...

Members of U.S. Congress Meet with Stanford Scholars to Discuss North Korea

March 2018

Under the guidance of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program, thirteen members of Congress convened at Stanford University from March 2-5 to discuss policy options regarding the current North...

Connecting Stanford University and Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

March 2018

Since the mid-19th century, the United States has had strong—albeit sometimes tense—historic ties with Kanagawa Prefecture. In 1853, U.S. Commodore Matthew C.

Events

North Korea Diplomacy: Round 2

April 19, 2018

After his secret meeting with President Xi Jinping of China in March, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is set to meet with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea on April 27 at Peace House, south of the...

American Universities in China: Lessons from Japan

March 30, 2018

Dennis T. Yang is member of the U.S.

Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work

March 27, 2018

Modern-day markets do not arise spontaneously or evolve naturally. Rather they are crafted by individuals, firms, and most of all, by governments.

Projects

PovGov Conferences

The Program on Poverty and Governance (PovGov) conferences bring together academics, policy makers, practitioners, NGOs and citizens to reflect on how the countries in Latin America are meeting the...
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Stanford Silicon Valley-New Japan Project

 [Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project Website]  Motivation There has been by a heightened interest in Silicon Valley as an innovation system.
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Engaging North Korea

Rapidly changing circumstances continue to shape relations on the Korean peninsula and in East Asia.
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Multimedia

Russian-American Relations: Present and Future

December 2017

"Russian-American Relations: Present and Future "Date: December 1, 2017Venue: GSB Common, Stanford UniversitySpeaker: Anatoly Antonov, Russian Ambassador to the U.S. 

Legacies of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the legacies of the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for download below.

Mexican Revolution and Nation-Building

October 2017

Over the course of a week-long workshop for K–12 educators conducted by the Center for Latin American Studies, historians from one of Mexico’s leading universities, El Colegio de México, joined U.S.

People

Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Professor of the Practice Fellow, S-APARC, Core faculty, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar
Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Russell A. Berman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Comparative Literature, Professor, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Glenn M. Chertow Professor, Medicine