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Fisher Family CDDRL Honors Program Information Session AY 22-23

December 1, 2021

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be accepting applications from eligible juniors on who are interested in writing their senior thesis on a subject touching...

The Troubling State of India's Democracy

November 12, 2021

About the Session: Join Dinsha Mistree, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and in the Rule of Law Program at Stanford Law School, to discuss "The Troubling State of India's Democracy," a...

Thinking about Democracy and Revolution: Egypt’s 2011 Uprising

October 13, 2021

Egypt’s 2011 uprising is widely held to be a case of either failed democratic transition or inauthentic revolution.

Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program Opening Event

October 5, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, CDDRL will be hosting hybrid events.

Tunisia: Political Conflict after July 25

October 4, 2021

This panel will examine the evolving political conflicts in Tunisia since the July 25 power grab executed by President Kais Saied that has been widely characterized as a step toward cementing...

Here, Right Matters - Book Talk with Alexander Vindman

September 9, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, FSI will be hosting hybrid events.

Nationalist Authoritarianism and the Future of Democracy

September 9, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, FSI will be hosting hybrid events.

An Address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

August 24, 2021

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) is honored to host the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, for an address on U.S.-Ukrainian relations.

The Gender Dimensions of Foreign Influence Operations

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Following the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, foreign influence operations have been a growing topic of academic inquiry.

Political Selection in the Secular-Islamist Divide

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: How are politicians selected in the countries of Middle East and North Africa where electoral politics is to a large extent dominated by secular-Islamist competition?

Accomplishment – Book Talk with Sir Michael Barber

August 12, 2021

There is no secret formula for success. But what if there were a pattern you could follow? A way of mapping the route and navigating the obstacles that arise?

Market Structure and Extortion: Evidence from 50,000 Extortion Payments

August 12, 2021

About the Session: How do gangs compete for extortion?

Presidential Influence on Democratic Norms

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Do voters value their political party over democracy?

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.

Racism vs. the Promise of America

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Structural racism threatens the principles that undergird the American creed. A national, multiracial solidarity is the best means of mitigating racism’s effects.

Rooted at Home: How Domestic Migration Separates Voters into National and Local Electorates

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Domestic migration separates voters into nationally- and locally-minded electorates because migrants differ from non-migrants regarding the strength of their local identities.

Africa’s Democratic Outliers: Success And Challenges in Benin and South Africa

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Africa arguably poses some of the most challenging conditions for democratic emergence and survival.  According to our existing theories, this is due to a number of economic,...

The January 6th Capitol Riots

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: On January 6, 2021, the U. S. Capitol was attacked as Congress certified the presidential election results.

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...

Democracy and Activism after the Arab Spring: New Directions in Human Rights, Technology, and the Arts

May 6, 2021

We invite the CDDRL community to join the Leadership Network for Change for our first online event of the year, next Wednesday at 12 PM Pacific time.  Leadership Network for Change alumni Amira...

Digital Activism and Authoritarian Adaptation in the Middle East

May 3, 2021

REGISTER   Panel 1: Digital Activism Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 9-10:30 am PT Opening Remarks: Marc Lynch, Eileen Donahoe, and Larry Diamond Moderator: Hesham Sallam Wafa Ben-Hassine: “The Hyper-Aware...

Are South Korean Liberals Truly Liberal?

January 28, 2021

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jensen Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
fishkin 2 James S. Fishkin Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL
Didi Kuo Didi Kuo Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Associate Director for Research, CDDRL Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Associate Professor, Political Science
Marisa Kellam Marisa Kellam Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
bmkhigh Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
weinstein Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Abbas Milani photo by Babak Payami Abbas Milani Affiliate, CDDRL Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
2015 eileen donahoe 04 web Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution