"Preelection Mobilization and Electoral Outcome in Authoritarian Regimes," a new paper written by Postdoctoral Fellow M. Ali Kadivar, studies the effect of preelection protest on the outcomes of authoritarian elections.
Susan Moffitt, Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, and Margot Jackson, Associate Professor of Sociology, recently co-edited a special issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
In a new systematic review, Faculty Fellow and Director of the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative, Adam Levine, joins colleagues to offer insight on 31 research studies that explore nutritional interventions for children during humanitarian emergencies.
Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine, co-written by Public Policy program director Eric Patashnik, describes the U.S. medical system, the most advanced in the world, and its insufficient evaluation process of treatments that often become widespread.
Political Scientist Prerna Singh, with co-author Matthias vom Hau, receives the 2016 Best Paper Award from the Comparative Political Studies Editorial Board for their article “Ethnicity in Time Politics, History, and the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision.”
In "India's Democracy at 70: Growth, Inequality, and nationalism," Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences, deconstructs the benefits and disadvantages of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Susan Moffitt, Associate Professor of Political Science, is one of six Brown faculty members to be awarded the inaugural Brown Research Achievement Award, presented by the University's Office of the Vice President for Research.
Two Brown University economists, including Watson Institute faculty member Justine Hastings, recently published a study on the overall household spending on groceries for families that use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
In 2015, Middle East Studies organized The Politics of Human Shielding workshop, allowing scholars and human rights experts to discuss the role of human shielding in warfare. Recently, some of those contributions were published in the American Journal of International Law Unbound.