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FSE in the Field: Casey Maue Oil Palm Research in Ghana

June 2017

Casey Maue, a PhD student in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources alogn with Woods Institute Senior Fellow, Erica Plambeck, spent time this spring examining the oil...

CDDRL honors student recognized for outstanding thesis

June 2014

CDDRL undergraduate honors student, Belinda Tang, received the David M. Kennedy Prize for her research on quota systems for women in local governments in Lesotho.

Stanford launches university-wide Global Development and Poverty Research Initiative

February 2014

The initiative recognizes that the complex challenges faced by the poor in developing economies are multifaceted and require the engagement of experts from a variety of academic disciplines.

Welcoming the class of 2014 undergraduate honors students

July 2013

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2014 class of undergraduate senior honors students.

Honors program inspires research, connects students to policy world

October 2012

During a five-day trip to Washington, D.C., students met with more than a dozen officials from government agencies and development groups.

CDDRL recognizes graduating class of senior honors students

June 2012

Eleven talented Stanford seniors have completed the Undergraduate Senior Honors Program at CDDRL to graduate with honors in democracy, development, and the rule of law.

CDDRL honors student awarded top prize for undergraduate social science research

June 2012

CDDRL congratulates Otis Reid on being awarded the David M.

Introducing the 2011 Draper Hills Summer Fellows

June 2011

Twenty-seven rising leaders from emerging democracies around the world have been named to the 2011 class of Draper Hills Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development at CDDRL.

New International Scholars in Residence 2011-12

June 2011

FSI and the Stanford Humanities Center announce that four international scholars will come to Stanford this coming academic year as part of a joint international program entering its third year.

CISAC announces its 2011-2012 Undergraduate Honors Students

May 2011

CISAC announces its 2011-2012 Undergraduate Honors Students

Announcing the 2012 CDDRL senior honors students

April 2011

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2012 class of Senior Honors Students.

2011 Draper Hills Summer Fellows Selected

April 2011

Twenty-eight rising leaders from emerging democracies around the world have been named to the 2011 class of Draper Hills Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development at CDDRL.

Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security

March 2011

February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.

Subramanian on information access under poor connectivity

February 2011

Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Assistant Professor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU, delivered the February 3 Liberation Technology seminar on the topic of Information Access...

Food price volatility and the world's poor

January 2011

In a paper released December 20 in Population and Development Review, FSE director Rosamond Naylor and deputy director Walter Falcon provide insight into the causes and consequences of volatile...

FSE welcomes Cargill visiting fellow Awudu Abdulai to Stanford University

October 2010

Abdulai, originally from Ghana and chair of food economics at the University of Kiel, Germany, will be our Cargill visiting scholar from October 2010-March 2011.

PESD releases study of Nigeria's national oil company NNPC

September 2010

Nigeria's national oil company NNPC is at the center of a profoundly dysfunctional oil sector in a country that some argue embodies the "resource curse." In a new study, PESD Associate Director...

Ken Banks on empowering grassroots movements using mobile technology

November 2009

Ken Banks, the founder of kiwanja.net, spoke about the importance of technology solutions that meet the needs of those working in the developing world and his own work in this area through...

Matt Halprin and Stephen King on using technology to catalyze large-scale social change

October 2009

Matt Halprin is a Partner leading Omidyar Network's Media and Stephen King is the Director of Investments and is based in London.

Larry Diamond: How to save democracy

January 2009

Bush gave democracy promotion a bad name, Larry Diamond writes in Newsweek. The new administration needs to get it right.

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

CDDRL honors student wins Rhodes Scholarship

November 2006

Julie Veroff, a senior in the CDDRL Honors Program, has been named a Rhodes Scholar.

Gideon Maltz: Zimbabwe's last chance

March 2006

In an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun on March 13, CDDRL pre-doctoral fellow Gideon Maltz argues that the international community's strategy on Zimbabwe has failed.

Quality of democracy workshop

October 2003

Leading democracy scholars from all over the world held a two-day workshop October 10-11 on "The Quality of Democracy: Improvement or Subversion?" organized by the Center on Democracy, Development...

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