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ARD Launches Podcast on Politics of Covid-19 in the Arab World

July 2021

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL, in partnership with the Arab Studies Institute, is pleased to announce the launch Mofeed-19, a 19-minute video podcast that discusses research...

CDDRL Statement Regarding the Arrest of Tatiana Kouzina by Belarusian Authorities

July 2021

The faculty and staff of Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, as well as the undersigned alumni of the Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program, wish to protest the...

Professor Beatriz Magaloni Wins the 2021 Heinz I. Eulau Award for Best Article Published in American Political Science Review

June 2021

The award-winning article is entitled “Killing in the Slums: Social Order, Criminal Governance and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro.” Professor Magaloni coauthored the article with Edgar Franco-...

President Biden Nominates Dr. Clayborne Carson to Civil Rights Cold Case Review Board

June 2021

In his new role on the Civil Rights Cold Case Review Board, Dr. Carson, a seminal scholar on the life and writing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will review dozens of unsolved and racially motivated...

Stanford Experts Weigh In on What to Expect at the Biden-Putin Summit

June 2021

Scholars at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies hope that President Joe Biden’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will lay the groundwork for negotiations in the near...

Georgetown Scholar Examines the Impact of the Arab Uprisings on Islamist Movements

June 2021

In a webinar dated June 2, 2021, Georgetown University Historian Abdullah Al-Arian analyzed how the Arab Uprisings have impacted Islamist movements throughout the region.

The Role of Corruption in China's Speedy, Risky Boom

May 2021

How has corruption simultaneously driven China’s economic boom and financial risks? Professor Yuen Yuen Ang explains its role in producing a high-growth but also high-risk economy.

When Beijing Goes to Washington: Autocratic Lobbying Influence in Democracies

April 2021

Professor Erin Baggot Carter tells us how autocratic lobbying affects political outcomes and media coverage in democracies.

Biden’s Foreign Policy: What We Can Expect for China, Russia and Iran

March 2021

On the World Class Podcast, experts discuss how the Biden Administration should navigate three of America’s most challenging bilateral relationships.

What’s Going On in Georgia? A Democracy Activist Explains the Nation’s Current Political Crisis and Turbulent History

March 2021

On the World Class Podcast, Georgian activist Nino Evgenidze discusses the arrest of opposition leader Nika Melia and what it means for Georgia, the region and the world.

Getting Ukraine’s security service reform right

March 2021

Ukraine finally has a chance to create a strong counterintelligence service and shed the Soviet standards of the old KGB. Are Ukrainian MPs ready to take responsibility and vote for such a security...

International Activists Discuss Prospects for Democracy Around the World

February 2021

Four graduates of FSI’s Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program examine the role the U.S. can play in promoting democracy in their respective countries and throughout the world.

Boğaziçi Resists Authoritarian Control of the Academy in Turkey

February 2021

Turkey woke up to 2021 with an uproar over a new authoritarian assault on its academic institutions.

Biden Administration Should Strike a New Deal with Iran

February 2021

On the World Class Podcast, Abbas Milani — an expert on U.S.-Iran relations — discusses the Iranian economy, the future of Iran’s leadership, and what a potential nuclear deal could mean for the U.S.

CDDRL Honors Graduate Lina Hidalgo Named to Time100 Next List

February 2021

Hidalgo has become a prominent voice in Texas politics, and gained recognition for her leadership during the COVID-19 crisis and the 2020 elections. Alex Stamos of the Internet Observatory was also...

Stanford Scholars Reflect on the Legacy of Egypt's January 25 Uprising

February 2021

In a webinar dated, February 12, 2021, a panel of Stanford University scholars shared their reflections on the legacy of the January 25, 2011 Uprising in Egypt.

Don’t underestimate Russia’s capabilities, influence on the global stage, says Stanford scholar

February 2021

Moscow is more capable of disrupting global world order than it is given credit for, Kathryn Stoner argues.

Biden administration must find ways to both cooperate with and constrain Putin regime, says Stanford scholar

January 2021

In the first of a two-part Q&A, Stanford political scientist Kathryn Stoner discusses how Biden’s foreign policy in Russia is a departure from the Trump administration.

Tackling the Health of Women and Children in Global Conflict Settings

January 2021

A new four-paper series in The Lancet exposes the far-reaching effects of modern warfare on women’s and children’s health. Stanford researchers, including SHP's Paul Wise and Eran Bendavid, have...

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Jenny Martinez Headshot Jenny Martinez Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Law
cain Bruce E. Cain Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Professor, Humanities and Sciences, Professor, Political Science
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jensen Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
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