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 Lauren 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).

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.

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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.