Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is proud to announce our four incoming fellows who will be joining us in the 2016-2017 academic year to develop their research, engage with faculty and tap into our diverse scholarly community.
It’s always great to see the work of one of our researchers shouted out in the New York Times. It’s even better when it becomes the scientific basis of an argument thrown into the mix of a presidential campaign.
Larry Diamond writes for online magazine The Cipher Brief how the extended period of democracy has not brought a dramatic deepening of democratic norms in Latin America countries. Read the full article here.
“Americans generally think of themselves as exceptional only in a positive sense,” says Francis Fukuyama. But “other democracies around the world in recent years have actually been working better than the United States in a lot of respects.”Thanks to a new gift by R. Bruce Mosbacher, ’76, JD ‘79, and Nancy Ditz Mosbacher, ’76, Stanford is expanding its work on issues of good governance around the world.