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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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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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Sticks and Carrots

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"Please join the Global Theory Workshop as they host Pascal Brixel, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University. Why i...

Pizza and Politics: Super Tuesday

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Join the Political Science department for Pizza and Politics: Super Tuesday Edition! Professor Daniel Galvin will be joined by other Po...

Winter Quarter Showcase

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Please join the Political Science Department as our students showcase work from several Winter Quarter classes, covering topics ranging...


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