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Harvey Mansfield at 90: A Conference on Major Themes of His Work

June 23, 2022

In recognition of his important contributions to our understanding of thinkers including Niccoló Machiavelli and Alexis de Tocqueville and on subjects such as political parties, liberalism, conservatism, and American constitutionalism, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the Foundation for Constitutional Government are hosting a conference in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 6 celebrating Harvey Mansfield

The panels will feature former students and colleagues on topics central to...

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Jacob Brown awarded Robert Noxon Toppan dissertation prize

June 6, 2022
Jacob Brown, CAPS Study of the American Republic Dissertation Research Fellow, 2020-21, has been awarded the Harvard Government Department's 2022 Robert Noxon Toppan Prize for the best dissertation upon a subject of political science for his dissertation, “Partisan Conversion and Activation: The Behavioral Consequences of Geographic Polarization”.


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Book Award for Dan Carpenter

June 3, 2022
Former CAPS Faculty Director Dan Carpenter's book, Democracy by Petition: Popular Politics in Transformation 1790-1870, has been voted the winner of the 2022 J. David Greenstone Prize.

The J. David Greenstone Award is given for the best book in politics and history published in the preceding two years. The award is given by the Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association.


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CAPS - Harris April 2022 Poll

April 29, 2022

Here are the topline results of the Harvard CAPS-Harris April National Poll:

And the crosstabs:

This survey was conducted online within the United States from April 23-24, 2022 among 1,966 registered voters by The Harris Poll. The results reflect a nationally representative sample. Results were weighted for age within gender, region, race/ethnicity, marital status, household size, income, employment, political party, political ideology, and education where necessary...

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Innovations in teaching policymaking

February 1, 2022

A great article on innovations in teaching the next generation of civic leaders from Assistant Professor of Public Policy and CAPS affiliate, Justin de Benedictis-Kessner:


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