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Andrew Hall

Vote-by-mail had little outcome on turnout, result of 2020 election according to new study by Andrew Hall

"The rhetoric suggesting it is the major explanation for everything happening in elections nationwide is misleading,” he says. “Vote-by-mail’s actual impact turns out to be quite muted.”

Jeremy Weinstein

Political science faculty drive innovation in remote learning

The enhanced virtual classroom experience involves faculty coming to campus (while adhering to COVID-19 precautions) and giving course lectures from a special room outfitted with a vast, 32-foot-wide by 8-foot-high videowall.

Megha Parwani

Junior Megha Parwani awarded a 2021-2022 Newman Civic Fellowship for building avenues of dialogue

In a time of heightened political polarization, junior Megha Barwani is being recognized for her work to strengthen civil dialogue, civic engagement and democracy-building, particularly among young people.

Justin Ryan Grimmer

Political Scientist Justin Grimmer tackles 2020 election integrity in new research

In this conversation, Hoover Senior Fellow Justin Grimmer talks about his new research paper that analyzes and challenges allegations of voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election.

Daniel Ho

Big Data blindspots hide COVID-19's victims, asserts Stanford political scientist Daniel Ho

“The first step is understanding the blind spots,” says Ho. “Once you can know the source of bias, you can start to correct for it.”