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Scholarly Publications

Poverty, Global Health, and Infectious Disease: Lessons from Haiti and Rwanda

December 2011

U.S. Nuclear and Extended Deterrance: Considerations and Challenges

June 2010

Nuclear deterrence has been a central element of American security policy since the Cold War began.

Natural Gas and Geopolitics: From 1970 to 2040

December 2006

By most estimates, global consumption of natural gas - a cleaner-burning alternative to coal and oil - will double by 2030.

Other Publications

Agricultural Policies in the Caribbean: A Regional Analysis

October 2018

This publication summarizes the agricultural policy analyses conducted in nine Caribbean countries (Suriname, Guyana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Belize, Barbados, The Bahamas, and Trinidad...

Failing History

October 2012

CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart outlines how the CIA's mindset has not changed since the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962.

When will European groups send flotillas to help people of North Korea and Syria?

July 2011

Freedom House’s Freedom in the World survey showcases an alarming decline in freedom, democracy and respect for human rights around the world for a fifth consecutive year.

News

Lessons learned from children's literature

March 2015

In collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Stanford University, SPICE hosted a professional development seminar for elementary school teachers that focused on strategies...

Welcoming the class of 2015 undergraduate honors students

July 2014

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2015 class of undergraduate senior honors students.

Rosenkranz Prize winner aims to understand a population’s health, one genetic ancestry line at a time

March 2014

Andres Moreno is piecing together the genetic medical history of understudied populations in Latin America and the Caribbean. His work is also leading to a deeper understanding of migratory patterns.

Events

Burma's Democracy: How Real?

March 6, 2014

The opening up of Myanmar (Burma) and the steps undertaken taken toward political reform in that formerly isolated dictatorship have been among Asia's most dramatic and least expected events.  But...

Doing History for IR -- Interpreting the A-Bomb Decision: Using Documents to Construct and Understand History

January 23, 2014

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Barton J. Bernstein is Professor Emeritus of History at Stanford University. He was Professor of History at Stanford from 1965-2012.

A Novel Approach to Crowdsource: the Detection and Management of Large-scale Cholera Outbreaks

January 17, 2014

AbstractDiarrheal disease is the second leading cause of death for children under five years of age, globally.

Projects

Just Supply Chains

Globalization, with its volatile mix of economic opportunity and social disruption, is reorganizing production, redefining work, and provoking fundamental changes in the institutions of economic...
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