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Summer Fellows Program brings civic activists, policymakers to Stanford

December 2007

Larry Diamond---Hoover Institution senior fellow, CDDRL democracy program coordinator, and former senior advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq---has just discussed causes and...

FSI's Michael McFaul and Larry Diamond "Tops" for Stanford Students

August 2007

The Stanford alumni association announced in May the selection of CDDRL Director Michael McFaul as the 2007 Class Day speaker.

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.

Bright young stars pursue democracy and development, at home and abroad

January 2007

In a 1999 article profiling six of "China's bright young stars," the New York Times described Junning Liu as "one of China's most influential liberal political thinkers." Today, sitting in a...

FSI International Conference brings scholars, policymakers to discuss global security threats

November 2006

FSI convened its second annual international conference on November 16, bringing scholars from across the university together with visiting security experts, policymakers, members of the...

The U.S. and Egypt: Giving Up on the Liberty Doctrine

July 2006

Amr Hamzawy and Michael McFaul: Has President George W. Bush given up on his liberty doctrine?

Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law: The New Wave

April 2006

Interest in democracy, economic development, and the rule of law is clearly on the rise.

Afghanistan at Halftime

September 2005

In a recent op ed, CDDRL's J. Alexander Thier discusses Afghanistan's landmark September 2005 elections.

The False Promise of Autocratic Stability

April 2005

In my travels to more than 50 countries, I have been thrown out of only one - Uzbekistan - just a few months after its emergence as an independent state in 1992 under its first and only president,...


Sean Kanuck Sean Kanuck Affiliate
Tesalia Rizzo Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Maiko Ichihara Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Renee DiResta Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL