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Stanford political science professor Jonathan Rodden says his research on geographic polarization shows a striking correlation between population density and voting behavior that grows stronger with each passing election. In short, he says, Democrats are becoming an exclusively urban party. Read...
Apr 19 2017 | Stanford News
Polisci alumnus Peter Hong is one of four Stanford alumni to receive a 2017 Soros Fellowship. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship program for New Americans is a merit-based fellowship focused on identifying the most promising New Americans who are poised to make significant contributions to the...
Apr 13 2017 | Stanford News
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation recently named Alexis Kallen, a Stanford junior majoring in political science and in feminist, gender and sexuality studies, as a 2017 Truman Scholar. Kallen was one of 62 exceptional students chosen to receive this award recognizing them as "change agents...
Apr 12 2017 | Stanford News
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to address critical challenges facing our global society. Eleven members of the Stanford faculty, including...
New research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by political science professor Jens Hainmueller, Immigration Policy Lab executive director Duncan Lawrence, and political science PhD student Hans Leuders shows how providing driver's licenses to unauthorized immigrants improves...

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