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Professor David Laitin wins the 2021 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science

David D. Laitin, Stanford University, is this year’s recipient of the Johan Skytte Prize, known by many as the ‘Nobel Prize in Political Science’. Professor Laitin is awarded the prize for his “original and objective explanation of how politics…

Jonathan Rodden

Professor Jonathan Rodden awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship

“The changing geography of labor markets and associated political realignments are playing out differently in different countries,” said professor Rodden.

With his fellowship, Rodden will work on materials that further explore this cross-…

Jerry Dorfman

Hoover Institution Emeritus Senior Fellow Gerald A. Dorfman Dies at 81

In a career spanning fifty years, Dorfman was an authority on British and European politics, including the European Union.

Emilee Chapman

Stanford pilots a new citizenship course for first-year students

“[If] we hope to take advantage of the possibilities that a more connected world can offer us, we will need thoughtful citizens," says assistant professor of political science Emilee Chapman.

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Three political scientists elected to fellowships at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

Faculty members Laura Davenport, Hakeem Jefferson, and Anna Grzymala-Busse are among the newly announced 2021-22 fellows at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS).