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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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Permission as Material — Jill Magid

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Evanston

SPRING 2019 KEYNOTE of THE SECURITY DIALOGUES Jill Magid will discuss projects related to security, intimacy, and access. This talk is ...

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