Asia-Pacific

Scholarly Publications

PROTECTING ELECTORAL INTEGRITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

January 2020

Democratic consolidation around the world currently faces major challenges.

30 Years of World Politics: What Has Changed?

January 2020

Since the publication of the Journal of Democracy began in 1990, the political climate has shifted from one of democratic gains and optimism to what Larry Diamond labels a “democratic recession.”...

Breaking Out of the Democratic Slump

January 2020

Since 2006, democracy in the world has been trending downward.

Other Publications

How to Report Responsibly on Hacks and Disinformation

March 2020

The run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election illustrated how vulnerable our most venerated journalistic outlets are to a new kind of information warfare.

CNN Perspective with Andy Grotto: Why unlocking Apple iPhones for law enforcement isn't the answer

January 2020

Despite pressure from President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr, Apple continues to stand its ground and refuses to re-engineer iPhones so law enforcement can unlock the devices....

Protecting Electoral Integrity in the Digital Age | The Report of the Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age

January 2020

Protecting Electoral Integrity in the Digital Age | The Report of the Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital AgeNew information and communication technologies (ICTs) pose...

News

U.S. Tech Companies Can Do More During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 2020

As a resident of Silicon Valley heading into our second week under the shelter in place order, what surprises me is the sudden low profile of the tech companies that dominate this area.

‘Just Say No’ Is Not a Strategy for Supply Chain Security

March 2020

On Feb. 12, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien announced that the U.S.

Winners Announced for the Fall 2019 Stanford e-Japan Award

March 2020

Stanford e-Japan is an online course that teaches Japanese high school students about U.S. society and culture and U.S.–Japan relations. The course introduces students to both U.S.

Events

CANCELED: Reorienting U.S. Policy toward Great Power Competition and Russia

March 2, 2020

CISAC will be canceling all public events and seminars until at least April 5th due to the ongoing developments associated with COVID-19.------------------------------------------------------------...

Lunch Seminar Series | Protecting Electoral Integrity in the Digital Age: The Report of the Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age

February 25, 2020

Join Stephen Stedman, Nathaniel Persily, the Cyber Policy Center, and the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) in an enlightening exploration of the recent report,...

CANCELED: Are We Entering a New Cold War? Perspectives from Mongolia

February 21, 2020

IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATEIn keeping with Stanford University’s March 3 message to the campus community on COVID-19 and current recommendations of the CDC, the Asia-Pacific Research Center has elected...

Projects

South Asia Colloquia

Launched in 2016, this series of public lectures features academics, government practitioners, and business experts who explore contemporary issues focused on the countries of South Asia—their...
English

Multimedia

Food Insecurity: A 21st Century Threat to Global Security and Stability

May 2018

Ertharin Cousin, Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Visiting Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment, presented her ongoing research on food insecurity as a global threat on...

Ertharin Cousin, Tales from the War on Hunger

February 2018

 After the 2007 Global Food Crisis, President Barack Obama in his Inaugural Address committed to the world’s poor nations: “We pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed...

Scholars Corner

September 2017

Scholars Corner features videos of scholars from the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) discussing contemporary issues and research in their fields of expertise, reflecting FSI’s research interest in the problems, policies,...

People

Portrait of Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Portrait of Michael Armacost Michael H. Armacost Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Huan Wang Research Scholar
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Lanhee J. Chen Affiliate at the Center on Democracy Development and the Rule of Law