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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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Department faculty regularly are published and have contributed to books and scholarly journals.
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Department Spotlight: Professor Ben-Arieh

Students studying U.S. refugee policy this quarter clicked open a Zoom link this week that was more than just a virtual meeting. The link acted as a portal to a global hub of learning. These Zoom meetings  were a part of a program started by Professor Galya Ben-Arieh, who just wrapped up a week of international collaboration with her U.S. Refugee Policy students. 

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Fieldwork Preparation Workshop

8:45 AM - 2:30 PM, Evanston

Are you curious about what it means to do fieldwork? Have you been in the field and want to think through how to improve your approach?...

Preparing for Interviews & Campus Visits

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Should you order drinks and desserts during a campus visit dinner? What should you mention and what not during interviews and one-on-on...

Informal Punishment and Political Morality

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Please join the Global Theory Colloquium as they host Drs. Colleen Murphy, UIUC, and Linda Radzik, (Texas A&M). How should we think abo...


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