New essay, “Why Protest?,” co-authored by Susan Stokes

New essay, “Why Protest?,” co-authored by Susan Stokes

Susan Stokes, faculty chair of the Chicago Center on Democracy, has co-authored a new essay in The Wilson Quarterly on the rise of mass protests over the past decade. She and her co-author, S. Erdem Aytaç, describe the mass demonstrations that have taken place across...
CCD hosts discussion of the comparative politics of impeachment

CCD hosts discussion of the comparative politics of impeachment

The Chicago Center on Democracy brought a panel of esteemed scholars together on November 22nd, 2019, to discuss the comparative politics of impeachment. Participating in the conversation were Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq, professors of Law at the University of Chicago,...
Bright Line Watch survey provides insights on U.S. democracy

Bright Line Watch survey provides insights on U.S. democracy

The Chicago Center on Democracy is the home of Bright Line Watch, a multi-university initiative to monitor the state of U.S. democracy. We do this by administering a regular survey to political scientists and a representative sample of the American public about how...
Adam Przeworski Visits UChicago to Discuss Democratic Backsliding

Adam Przeworski Visits UChicago to Discuss Democratic Backsliding

Adam Przeworski, Professor of Politics at NYU, one of the world’s leading thinkers on democracy, visited University of Chicago on November 5th to participate in a conversation on the topic: “Are we in a crisis of democracy?” Susan Stokes, Faculty Chair of the Chicago...