History

Other Publications

Discrimination and the Returns to Cultural Assimilation in the Age of Mass Migration

May 2020

We document that, in the early twentieth century, children of immigrants who were given more-foreign first names completed fewer years of schooling, earned less, and married less assimilated...

Youth Space Education and the Future of the GDR

March 2020

Historians of East Germany often see the state as future-looking, but questions remain about the kinds of futures that East Germans expected.

Shareholder Liability and Bank Failure

December 2019

Does additional shareholder liability reduce bank failure? We compare the performance of around 4,400 state-regulated banks of similar size in neighboring U.S.

News

SPICE’s Educational Offerings on Korea

June 2021

SPICE offers a series of Korea-focused lesson plans, an online course for U.S. high school students, and teacher professional development opportunities.

President Biden Nominates Dr. Clayborne Carson to Civil Rights Cold Case Review Board

June 2021

Dr. Clayborne Carson, a seminal scholar on the life and writing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has been nominated by the White House to serve on the Civil Rights Cold Case Review Board.

Webinar to Explore Native and Indigenous Studies in the Classroom

June 2021

Navajo, Native Hawaiian, and Ainu educators will join together on June 18 to examine the state of Indigenous studies.

Events

Islamists and the Arab Uprisings

May 18, 2021

This event is cosponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University and the Ten Years On Project, www.TheArabUprisings.org    ABSTRACT During the height of the mass uprisings...

Pre-electoral commitments and bargaining delays in parliamentary democracies

March 2, 2021

  During the past decade, many parliamentary democracies have experienced bargaining delays when forming governments.

Geography and the Gender Gap: Evidence Against the Traditional Vote Hypothesis from Post-Suffrage Sweden

March 2, 2021

In many countries around the world, women's enfranchisement marked the single largest expansion in the eligible electorate.

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

To promote a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history, contemporary issues, and U.S.–Japan relations, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to...
English

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
English

The Mexico Initiative

OVERVIEW ŸŸŸ• PARTNERSHIPS • EVENTS • STUDENT ENGAGEMENT • BOOKS Staff Contact:Aberto Díaz-CayerosFreeman Spogli Institute for International StudiesEncina HallStanford UniversityStanford, CA 94305...
English

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.

Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy

June 2020

Dr. Clayborne Carson is Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University. In this video, Professor Carson not only discusses Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Iranian Revolution

April 2020

In this video, Professor Abbas Milani discusses Iran and the Iranian Revolution, noting the influence of Iran regionally and in the United States, the significance and impact of the Iranian Revolution, and the Iranian Revolution’s causes and...

People

Robert Harrison headshot Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian
Morton1 John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Vardi, Gil li Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
sheehan James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
wesley chaney headshot Wesley B. Chaney SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, June 2013 - March 2014
Portrait of Jeffrey Weng Jeffrey Weng Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020-21
statman headshot Alexander Statman SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Summer 2014
Photo of Anna Zhang Anna Ruxi Zhang APARC Predoctoral Fellow, 2020-21
najung kim headshot Najung Kim SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-December 2014
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