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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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Events

 
May
18
2021
Panel discussion: Why political science?

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Online

Do you ever wonder how your professors came to study and teach political science? In this panel, three political scientists with differ...

May
21
2021
American Politics Workshop: Laura Bucci

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, No Location

The American Politics Workshop hosts Laura Bucci for a presentation (details forthcoming).   Laura Bucci is an Assistant Professor in t...

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