Scholarly Publications

When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

September 2009

All over the world, democratic reforms have brought power to the people, but under conditions where the people have little opportunity to think about the power that they exercise.


Experimenting With Deliberative Democracy: An Overview

November 16, 2005

James S. Fishkin holds the Janet M. Peck Chair in International Communication at Stanford University where he is Professor of Communication and Professor of Political Science.

Civil Liberty in Post-Communist Countries: Developments and Causes

May 10, 2006

The working title of his PHD project is Democracy besides Elections: An Exploration into the Development and Causes of Respect for Civil Liberties in Latin American and Post-Communist Countries....

Institutions vs. Policies: A Tale of Two Islands

January 13, 2009

Peter Henry's research on emerging markets provides fundamental insights about the impact of economic reform on the lives of people in developing countries.


James S. Fishkin Professor, Communication
Laura Jakli Predoctoral Fellow, CDDRL, Predoctoral Fellow, Program on Democracy and the Internet