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Innovate to Dominate

July 28, 2022

…competition and threats to democracy, among other areas. It also reflects what GPS sees as one of its areas of long-term priority and focus. Q. What makes this book particularly timely? A. When I began researching and writing this book in the late 2000s and early 2010s, China was still…

Political Scientist LaGina Gause Probes the Power of Protest

June 2, 2022

…and the Future of Democracy program in the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. Grause said marginalized groups often have limited time and resources to participate in the political process, so protesting may be their most effective way to voice an immediate complaint. But coming together for collective action…

Free and Public Lectures Series at UC San Diego Explores What it Means To Be Human

January 5, 2012

What does it mean to be human? Are there essential human qualities and characteristics? How do we know what they are? And how did we acquire them? These questions will be explored in “Making of the Modern World: To Be Human,” a nine-part public lecture series on the campus of…

Nathan Fletcher Named First ‘Professor of Practice’ at UC San Diego

January 24, 2013

…to build and improve democracies around the world. This work took him to East Timor, Cambodia and Serbia. Fletcher next served in the U.S. Marines, on active duty and in the reserves, including a tour in the Sunni triangle region of Iraq and counterintelligence deployment in the Near East and…

Poked to Vote

January 24, 2013

…“Most Innovative People in Democracy” – is continuing to study social-network effects on a whole host of other behaviors and phenomena. Though his findings have sometimes made the monologues of late-night comedians, Fowler doesn’t do his work for chuckles. Rather, he’s looking both to advance our basic understanding of human…

Historical Perspective

November 2, 2023

David Marchick ‘88, author of The Peaceful Transfer of Power: An Oral History of America’s Presidential Transitions, shares his perspective on how we can use history to help us understand conflicts of the present day.

Naming and Shaming Can be Effective to Get Countries to Act on Climate

September 25, 2023

Enforcement is one of the biggest challenges to international cooperation on mitigating climate change in the Paris Agreement. The agreement has no formal enforcement mechanism; instead, it designed to be transparent so that countries that fail to meet their obligations will be named and shamed.

Students Gear Up for 2012 Election with Massive Voter Registration Efforts on Campus

October 18, 2012

…a “A Slice of Democracy,” an event that will give students the opportunity to have free pizza while watching the final presidential debate. The broadcast will be followed by a presentation from political science professor Thad Kousser on the choices students will make this election. On Oct. 25, graduate student…

National Digital Stewardship Alliance Releases Inaugural National Agenda for Digital Stewardship

July 25, 2013

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance, a voluntary membership organization of leading government, academic, and private sector organizations with digital stewardship responsibilities, has announced the inaugural release of the National Agenda for Digital Stewardship. The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is an initiative of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation…

Interactive Website Provides Nonpartisan Information on Statewide Initiatives

October 18, 2012

…create a more robust democracy?” California Choices was created in June 2010 to educate Californians about government reform. Three of the 11 November ballot measures are reform-related; they address budget reform, campaign contributions, and redistricting. “The reforms voters have approved recently show that Californians are ready to work together to…

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