Ken Schultz brings expertise in conflict resolution to role as Faculty Senate chair

Ken Schultz knows politics and conflict well. Since the 90s, the political science professor has conducted research examining how international conflicts start, and how they get resolved, with a particular focus on the domestic…

Political Science Professor Scott D. Sagan Awarded the Thérèse Delpech Memorial Award

On Friday October 28, Professor Scott Sagan, co-director of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) was awarded Thérèse Delpech Memorial Award from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at their International…

Team co-led by Political Science Professor, Shanto Iyengar, awarded $14M to conduct political survey

Iyengar is co-leading an effort to survey thousands of Americans before and after the 2024 presidential election, a period that will likely be marked by extreme volatility and uncertainty in U.S. politics.

Research by Political Scientists Andy Hall and Jesse Yoder (PhD '22) suggests that Homeownership boosts voter turnout.

Buying a home is a cornerstone of the American Dream, and the U.S. government has long encouraged it with generous subsidies. As far back as the early 20th century, defenders of this policy have argued that it fosters a contented middle class and…

Margaret Levi

Political Science Professor Margaret Levi and coauthors propose ethics reflection as a precondition to research funding

The newly proposed Ethics and Society Review seeks to fill a critical need by considering how proposed research could have harmful effects on society.