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Scholarly Publications

Skill Levels and Gains in University STEM Education in China, India, Russia, and the United States

Universities contribute to economic growth and national competitiveness by equipping students with higher-order thinking and academic skills. Despite large investments in university science,...

Schooling and Covid-19: Lessons from Recent Research on EdTech

August 2020

The wide-scale global movement of school education to remote instruction due to Covid-19 is unprecedented.

Large-Scale International Assessments of Learning Outcomes: Balancing the Interests of Multiple Stakeholders

May 2020

The demand for large-scale assessments in higher education, especially at an international scale, is growing.

Other Publications

Cheburashka, Soros, Hillary’s Fly: Dispatches from the June 2020 Twitter Inauthentic Activity Takedown (TAKEDOWN)

June 2020

DOWNLOAD WHITEPAPER On June 11, 2020, Twitter announced the takedown of 1,152 accounts engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior, attributing the activity to actors affiliated with Current Policy...

News

Need something to worry about: Here comes space junk.

November 2021

As if living in space weren’t difficult enough. The Russian military recently tested a direct-ascent antisatellite, or ASAT, missile on an old Soviet orbital, Cosmos 1408.

Will Putin Miscalculate? 

November 2021

Europe currently faces several crises exploited or instigated by Russia.  Speculation runs rampant regarding what Vladimir Putin hopes to achieve.  He should take care not to overplay his hand.

Understanding the Global Rise of Authoritarianism

November 2021

National security analyst and veteran podcaster Ben Rhodes joins Michael McFaul on World Class to discuss his new book, After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made, and the reasons...

Events

The World House Global Network presents Andre Kamenshikov

October 20, 2021

On Friday, October 22, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 am PT, The World House Global Network is honored to have Andre Kamenshikov as our guest speaker.

Democracy in Ukraine Thirty Years After the Soviet Collapse

August 12, 2021

For decades, the Soviet Union was an authoritarian force in a polarized world.

Ukraine vs Russia: War for Democracy

August 12, 2021

There is an ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia.

Projects

Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century Seminars

The Project on Russian Power and Purpose convenes faculty seminars and open events in which speakers and experts discuss the context and drivers of Kremlin strategy.
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European Security Initiative Lecture Series

Educating and involving the Stanford community is a critical part of the European Security Initiative.  Stanford faculty, students, staff, visitors and neighbors are warmly welcome to attend this...
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History and Territory in Northeast Asia: What Role for the United States?

Tensions over unresolved territorial issues and problems of wartime history in Northeast Asia are again on the rise.
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Multimedia

From Cold War to Hot Peace

April 2021

Professor Michael McFaul discusses his book, "From Cold War to Hot Peace: A U.S. Ambassador in Putin's Russia," outlining the current state of U.S.–Russia relations and introducing three possible explanations for it.

Cybersecurity

May 2018

Data breaches. Malware. Theft of corporate secrets. Hacking of elections. As the world’s information has moved more and more online, so have the world’s crime, terrorists, and clandestine operations.

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. 

People

michael mcfaul 2 Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
steven pifer Steven Pifer William J. Perry Fellow
Naimark, Norman Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
carnoy Martin Carnoy Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Professor, Education
Kathryn Stoner Kathryn Stoner Senior Fellow, Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Hoover Institution, Professor (by courtesy), Political Science
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
a man Prashant Loyalka Senior Fellow Associate Professor
lapidus Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
Alla Kassianova Alla Kassianova Research Scholar
Woman smiling Anne Clunan Affiliate
sasha Sasha Jason Program Manager, CDDRL
man smiling Dan Zhukov Research Assistant to Rose Gottemoeller