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Scott Sagan
Jan 27 2015 | Stanford News
Stanford political science Professor SCOTT SAGAN, a senior fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, has been honored with a prestigious award from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his pioneering work...
Mike McFaul
Nov 6 2014 | Stanford FSI
Michael McFaul, a Stanford political scientist and former U.S. ambassador to Russia, has been selected as the next director of the university’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.   The announcement was made Wednesday by Stanford Provost John Etchemendy and Ann Arvin, the university...
Putting Vote In Box
Oct 23 2014 | Stanford News Service
Drawing from ancient democracy and modern game theory, Stanford classics and political science Professor Josiah Ober warns that contemporary assumptions about democracy can lead to unrealistic expectations of what democracy can deliver.
Political disagreements are harder for Americans to bridge than racial or religious differences, according to a study co-authored by Stanford political scientist Shanto Iyengar.
Oct 8 2014 | Stanford News
New Stanford research shows that Democrats and Republicans are increasingly polar opposites – their political biases spill over into their social lives. Along party lines and ideology, more than even race or religion, Americans are distrustful of those who are not politically similar.
Condi Rice
Oct 3 2014 | Stanford News
CONDOLEEZZA RICE, professor of political science and Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business, will receive West Point’s Sylvanus Thayer Award on Monday, Oct. 6, at the U.S. Military Academy.