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Russian Propaganda about Syria

December 5, 2019

Co-author Renée DiResta Abstract:When protests against Syrian President Bashar Assad began in 2011, Russia made good on its decades-long alliance with Syria, providing Assad with diplomatic and...

2019 APARC Holiday Party

November 26, 2019

When Bandits Settle

November 21, 2019

Abstract: Different criminal groups organize differently – crucially, some make attempts to restrain violence on the part of their agents while others engage in unrestrained bloody campaigns.

Research in Progress: Maria Polyakova

November 19, 2019

Maria Polyakova, PhDAssistant Professor, Health Research and PolicyMaria Polyakova, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Comparing Immigration Policies in the US, Canada, and Australia

November 14, 2019

Speaker Bio:Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), the Director of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy...

The Costs of Claim-Making in Mexico

November 7, 2019

Abstract:High bureaucratic transaction costs can make it impossible for individuals to claim welfare benefits.

Of Chickens and Eggs: Does Growth Require Market-Enhancing Institutions?

October 31, 2019

Abstract:Scholars and policymakers maintain that economic growth requires strong legal institutions that can ensure competitive markets.

Research in Progress: Kyu Lee & Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert (Advisor)

October 29, 2019

Kyueun Lee, MSPre-Doctoral Student, Stanford Health PolicyAdvisor: Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Kyueun is a PhD student in the Department of Health Research and Policy at Stanford University.

The global spread of political polarization

October 24, 2019

Abstract:Political polarization is tearing at the seams of democracies around the world—from Brazil, India, and Kenya, to Poland, Turkey, and the United States.

State Capture in China?

October 17, 2019

Abstract:The dynamic game between political and business elites in both democratic and non-democratic countries has received much attention since the rise of the super-rich in global politics.

Ill Winds Against Liberal Democracy

October 10, 2019

Speaker Bio:Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Research in Progress: Yiqun Chen & David Studdert (Advisor)

October 8, 2019

Yiqun ChenPre-Doctoral Student, Stanford Health PolicyAdvisor: David Studdert, LLB, ScD, MPHYiqun Chen graduated with Bachelor's degree in medicine and in economics from Peking University, China...

Contingent Extremism

September 26, 2019

Abstract:What explains the political momentum of far right parties?

Research in Progress: David Studdert

September 24, 2019

David Studdert, LLB, ScD, MPHProfessor of MedicineProfessor of LawStanford UniversityDavid M. Studdert is a leading expert in the fields of health law and empirical legal research.

Russian Grassroots Activism for the Environment and Beyond

September 16, 2019

Abstract: Despite a lull after the fall of the Soviet Union, grassroots activism in Russia is on the rise.

Killer High: A History Of War In Six Drugs

September 16, 2019

Abstract: There is growing alarm over how drugs empower terrorists, insurgents, militias, and gangs.

Putin, Putinism, and US-Russian Relations

September 13, 2019

Click here to RSVP Abstract: What is Putin up to?

Hong Kong: A City in Turmoil

September 13, 2019

RSVP requiredNOTE: THIS EVENT IS CLOSED TO THE MEDIA No recording will be allowed during the program.

The Logistics Operations Underlying Retail: US, China, and Japanese Models Compared

September 12, 2019

This event is part of the Stanford Silicon Valley-New Japan Project Public Forum Series. Consumption is a major driver of national economies, and scholars often study important differences across...

A Conversation with David Beasley: Challenges of 21st Century Humanitarian Response

September 10, 2019

Please join us for a conversation with United Nations World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley, who will discuss "Challenges of 21st Century Humanitarian Response." The conversation...

Pressing North Korea on Human Rights is Key to Making Progress on Security Issues

September 10, 2019

President Trump has stopped even mentioning North Korea’s abysmal human rights record in order to secure meetings with Leader Kim Jong-un ostensibly to make progress on serious security issues with...

Japan-South Korea on the Brink: Escalating Friction Amidst an Uncertain World

September 10, 2019

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

The Putin Exodus and Its Implications for Russia and the West

September 10, 2019

Human capital is fleeing Russia.

Egypt’s Exiles: Repression, Polarization and Politics

September 9, 2019

ABSTRACTWhile the phenomenon of Egyptians leaving their homeland in search for work abroad has been ongoing for decades, a new trend has emerged since 2011, namely thousands have expatriated for...

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Halperin - Board Member for FSI Philip W. Halperin FSI Advisory Board Chair, President, Silver Giving Foundation
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Kathryn M. McDonald Senior Research Scholar Executive Director, CHP/PCOR, Senior Scholar, CHP/PCOR
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Abbas Milani Adjunct Professor Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Megan Palmer Senior Research Scholar