Susan Stokes on Joe Biden in USA Today

Susan Stokes on Joe Biden in USA Today

Susan Stokes, director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, was quoted extensively in the USA Today story, “The ‘gaffe machine’ gets a tuneup: Joe Biden stays surprisingly on message as president” (May 23, 2021). One of her quotes: “The...
Susan Stokes named Carnegie Fellow

Susan Stokes named Carnegie Fellow

Susan Stokes, Director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, has been selected as one of the next Carnegie Fellows, an award administered by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. This $200,000 award will allow Stokes to develop a book, tentatively titled How Would-Be...
In the news: On Point and USA Today

In the news: On Point and USA Today

Susan Stokes, Director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, was in the news twice this week: In a radio interview on WBUR’s “On Point” program, talking with host Meghna Chakrabarti about what recent anti-protest bills reveal about the state of U.S....
Sue Stokes speaks on referendums and political power

Sue Stokes speaks on referendums and political power

Sue Stokes, Director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, spoke about referendums and political power on March 10, 2021 as part of a panel organized by the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy. She addressed the question: Does direct democracy increase democratic...
CCD in the news

CCD in the news

      During the turbulence of the last few months, faculty members connected with the Chicago Center on Democracy contributed to the public conversation about democracy in the United States. Below are some of the recent news stories. Stories that...
Bright Line Watch in the Washington Post and the New Yorker

Bright Line Watch in the Washington Post and the New Yorker

Two articles published today—one in the Washington Post and the other in the New Yorker—cover Bright Line Watch’s recent surveys. Bright Line Watch is a multi-university initiative, housed at the Chicago Center on Democracy, that conducts regular surveys to...