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How will Michael Flynn's resignation affect US-Russia relations?

February 2017

Russia expert and Stanford University senior fellow Kathryn Stoner on Russian reaction to the national security adviser's resignation. Watch the video here.

Election 2016: Recapping the Presidential Race

November 2016

The Presidential Election of 2016 has been unlike any in modern American history. How did voters decide between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton?

Infrastructural State Power in Putin's Russia

September 2016

Abstract:The paper introduces the public sector as a major source of infrastructural state capacity that helps autocrats survive.

The 2016 U.S. Elections and the Working Class: A Conversation with Francis Fukuyama

April 2016

 On April 5, 2016, Mosbacher Director of CDDRL Francis Fukuyama speaks with FSI Senior Fellow Larry Diamond on efforts from current U.S. presidential candidates to win the working class vote.

Burma's Transition to Democracy: A Conversation with Larry Diamond

April 2016

On April 5, Mosbacher Director of CDDRL Francis Fukuyama held an interview with FSI Senior Fellow Larry Diamond on Burma's recent elections and it's ongoing transition to democracy.

Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States

March 2016

In Ballot Battles, Edward Foley presents a sweeping history of election controversies in the United States, tracing how their evolution generated legal precedents that ultimately transformed how we determine who wins and who loses.

The January Taiwan Elections and the Implications for Cross-Strait Relations

March 2016

AbstractTaiwan’s domestic politics, particularly presidential elections, has been the main driver of the island’s relations with China for two decades. The 2016 elections, in which the Democratic Progressive Party, led by Dr.

Former Minister of Industry of Tunisia Discusses Country's Democratic Transition

March 2016

As part of a talk titled "Tunisia's Pathway to Democracy," former Tunisian Ministry of Industry, Energy, and Mines Kamel Ben Naceur spoke at the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy on March 2, 2016 about his experience in the 2014 technocratic...

Crafting Democratic Transitions: Learning from Experience

March 2016

Abstract: Drawing upon personal interviews Abraham Lowenthal and Sergio Bitar of Chile conducted with 13 former presidents and prime ministers from 9 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America who played leading roles in managing...

Taiwan's 2016 Presidential and Legislative Elections

March 2016

On January 16, 2016, Taiwanese went to the polls to elect a new president and legislature.

Election Ethics: Fair Play & Due Process

February 2016

Abstract:Electoral competition, like athletic competition, requires its own norms of fair play.

The Case for Compulsory Voting

February 2016

Abstract:Compulsory voting reinforces the distinctive and valuable role that elections play in contemporary democracy.

Taiwan's Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years

January 2016

At the end of Chen Shui-bian’s two terms as the president of Taiwan, his tenure was widely viewed as a disappointment, if not an outright failure.

In Search of Sustainable Democracy: Reflections on Three Decades of Research

November 2015

This seminar reflects on Professor Larry Diamond's three decades of research seeking to identify the conditions for sustainable democracy. What have we learned about the conditions that support and undermine democracy?

Democracy Rebooted: The Future of Technology in Elections

September 2015

 Event Abstract:On September 24, Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law in partnership with The Atlantic Counci presented a public address by President Toomas Ilves of Estonia on the future of technology in elections....

Personal and Party Representation in Contemporary Europe: Effects on Intra-party Dynamics

May 2015

Abstract:This study explores the relationship between elected representatives and the parties they belong to in the European context.

A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective

May 2015

Abstract:American democracy differs greatly from other democracies around the world.  But is the American way more or less efficacious than comparable democracies in Asia, Latin America, or Europe?  What if the United States had a prime minister...

The Paradoxes of Political Aid in the Arab World

May 2015

AbstractEuropean and US-based scholars and practitioners have debated the purposes and sometimes the (limited) macro-effects of programs designed to promote transitions from authoritarianism to democracy in Middle East countries.

A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective

May 2015

AbstractAmerican democracy differs greatly from other democracies around the world.  But is the American way more or less efficacious than comparable democracies in Asia, Latin America, or Europe?  What if the United States had a prime minister...

The Tunisian Transition and the Challenge of Youth Alienation

April 2015

 AbstractSocial and economic grievances of Tunisian youth played a major role in igniting the uprising in Tunisia, and more generally, the so-called Arab Spring.

The Civic Culture Transformed: From Allegiant to Assertive Citizens

April 2015

Audio File Russell Dalton speaks on his new book, "The Civic Culture Transformed: From Allegiant to Assertive Citizens" as part of CDDRL's Research Seminar Series  00:00:00 01:25:19    Abstract:The original Civic Culture model portrayed the ideal...

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Russia: Back to the Future

April 2015

On April 13, 2015, Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed former Russian businessman and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky as he presented his talk, Russia: Back to the Future. Mr.

Corruption, Democracy and Security feat. John Githongo

April 2015

Audio:Description: John Githongo speaks for CDDRL's Research Seminar Series on April 2, 2015, remarking on Nigeria's triumph of democracy - a relatively peaceful transition of power - and Kenya's recent school shooting tragedy.  00:00 26:56   ...

The End of Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Human-Security State

February 2015

 AbstractPaul Amar will discuss his book The Security Archipelago, winner of the 2014 Charles Taylor Book Award of the American Political Science Association.

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Political Science
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Hesham Sallam Research Scholar, CDDRL Associate Director and Research Associate, Program on Arab Reform and Democracy
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
David Brady Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
Tesalia Rizzo Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL