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Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy

As a part of the Political Science Department, the Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy (CSDD) stimulates research, dialogue, and civic engagement about the relationship between diversity and democratic politics.  We focus on how race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion and ability impact equal citizenship in diverse democracies.
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Faculty Publications

Department faculty regularly are published and have contributed to books and scholarly journals.
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From left to right: 2018 Mitchell Scholar Hadley Pfalzgraf and 2018 Marshall Scholars Lars Benson and Lucia Brunel. All three will graduate from Northwestern in June. (Photo by Morgan Searles)

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Students in our department have life-changing experiences. Explore the amazing paths they forge both in and out of the classroom.
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Jun
5
2020
Department of Political Science Town Hall

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Online

The Department of Political Science is hosting a handful of Town Hall meetings and is inviting faculty, graduate students, and undergra...

Jun
11
2020
Department of Political Science Town Hall

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Online

The Department of Political Science is hosting a handful of Town Hall meetings and is inviting faculty, graduate students, and undergra...

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William Hurst | Does China pose a moral hazard in the international society?
Ana Arjona | LACS (Virtual) Faculty Colloquium: The Violent Bias in the Study of Civil War
James Druckman | Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response
Alex Hertel-Fernandez (WCAS '08) | American Workers' Experiences with Power, Information, and Rights on the Job
Loubna El Amine | 2020-21 Kaplan Humanities Institute Fellow

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