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Fisher Family CDDRL Honors Program Information Session AY 22-23

December 1, 2021

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be accepting applications from eligible juniors on who are interested in writing their senior thesis on a subject touching...

The World House Global Network presents Andre Kamenshikov

October 20, 2021

On Friday, October 22, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 am PT, The World House Global Network is honored to have Andre Kamenshikov as our guest speaker.

Thinking about Democracy and Revolution: Egypt’s 2011 Uprising

October 13, 2021

This event is cosponsored by the "Ten Years on Project" (www.TheArabUprisings.org)   ABSTRACT Egypt’s 2011 uprising is widely held to be a case of either failed democratic transition or inauthentic...

Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program Opening Event

October 5, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, CDDRL will be hosting hybrid events.

Tunisia: Political Conflict after July 25

October 4, 2021

This panel will examine the evolving political conflicts in Tunisia since the July 25 power grab executed by President Kais Saied that has been widely characterized as a step toward cementing...

The American Passport in Turkey – Book talk with Ozlem Altan Olcay and Evren Balta

September 22, 2021

The American Passport in Turkey explores the diverse meanings and values that people outside of the United States attribute to U.S.

Why is Osman Kavala in jail? Law, politics and human rights in Turkey

September 15, 2021

Osman Kavala, a Turkish philanthropist and civil society leader, has been in jail for four years without conviction.

Shooting for the Moon, embracing failure, learning fast: How to build a culture of innovation in any organization

September 14, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, CDDRL will be hosting hybrid events.

Nationalist Authoritarianism and the Future of Democracy

September 9, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, FSI will be hosting hybrid events.

An Address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

August 24, 2021

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) is honored to host the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, for an address on U.S.-Ukrainian relations.

The Gender Dimensions of Foreign Influence Operations

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Following the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, foreign influence operations have been a growing topic of academic inquiry.

Prisms of the People: Power and Organizing in the US

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: As democracy hangs in the balance around the globe, people all over the world are pouring into the streets. Yet, the overwhelming response is stasis.

Liautaud Lecture with Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk

August 12, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, CDDRL will be hosting hybrid events.

Accomplishment – Book Talk with Sir Michael Barber

August 12, 2021

There is no secret formula for success. But what if there were a pattern you could follow? A way of mapping the route and navigating the obstacles that arise?

Presidential Influence on Democratic Norms

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Do voters value their political party over democracy?

Market Structure and Extortion: Evidence from 50,000 Extortion Payments

August 12, 2021

About the Session: How do gangs compete for extortion?

Rooted at Home: How Domestic Migration Separates Voters into National and Local Electorates

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Domestic migration separates voters into nationally- and locally-minded electorates because migrants differ from non-migrants regarding the strength of their local identities.

Racism vs. the Promise of America

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Structural racism threatens the principles that undergird the American creed. A national, multiracial solidarity is the best means of mitigating racism’s effects.

Democracy Promotion in US Foreign Policy

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: US response to 9/11 included a major focus on peace building through democracy promotion.

Failing the Test: The Countervailing Attitudinal Effects of Civil Service Examinations

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Nick surveyed the universe of recent applicants to the Indonesian civil service to study the effects of high-stakes examinations on political attitudes.

Africa’s Democratic Outliers: Success And Challenges in Benin and South Africa

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Africa arguably poses some of the most challenging conditions for democratic emergence and survival.  According to our existing theories, this is due to a number of economic,...

Political Selection in the Secular-Islamist Divide

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: How are politicians selected in the countries of Middle East and North Africa where electoral politics is to a large extent dominated by secular-Islamist competition?

APSIA Online Graduate School Fair

July 16, 2021

Please join our partners at APSIA for their 2021 online grad school fair.

The Ukrainian Fight for Democracy in the Black Sea Region

June 9, 2021

  The Crimean peninsula has always been an integral component of security in the Black Sea Region.

People

jensen Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Kathryn Stoner Kathryn Stoner Senior Fellow, Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Hoover Institution, Professor (by courtesy), Political Science
blaydes2 Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
yff 2013 3281 med Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Fafchamps Photo Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
sgsb 0644 saumitra jhart web preview Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, CDDRL Research Affiliate , Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB, Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Economics and of Political Science Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Chonira Aturupane Headshot Chonira Aturupane Senior Research Scholar, Associate Director for Academic and Student Affairs, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy
Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
bmkhigh Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
weinstein Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Pascaline Dupas Headshot Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR, Director, Stanford King Center on Global Development