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Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program

To support expenses related to research in the NY state archives.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Residential Fellowship

To support an academic year fellowship.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Political Communication and Accountability in Uganda

In many developing economies, poor social and economic outcomes are attributed in part to political decision-making that is unresponsive to the needs and preferences of citizens. Weaknesses of governance structures and social welfare in turn are associated with fragile security outcomes and economic failures that may in turn have implications for US economic and security interests. In light of these adverse outcomes, large amounts of development aid has been provided by the United States to bolster democracy and governance interventions in developing areas.

Collaborative Research: Transformations in Political Party Organizations and the Rise of Candidate-Centered Elections in the U.S., 1878-2008

Candidate-centered politics and personal voting in the United States are much stronger today than they were in the past, and party organizations are much weaker. This project asks two main questions: i) Why did this happen?; ii) What are the implications of this development for the future of American democracy?

Doctoral Dissertation Research in Political Science: Poverty Alleviation in Developing Nations

Poverty reduction is one of the central challenges for development in new democracies. Many of these democracies operate in a context of weak institutions, where policy implementation is subject to the discretion of politicians, This proposal investigates the strategies used to target private benefits and how voters' access to benefits affects their behavior. This project studies the conditions under which local politicians pursue partisan targeting strategies and when voters can circumvent these strategies.

Franklin Research Grants

To support research in any field. Also included are applications for residential fellowships in London and Edinburgh.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Residential Fellowship

To support a fellowship of an academic year or a semester at Stanford University.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 5, 2021

Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award (Dissertation Award)

To support dissertation research at the Gerald Ford Library.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Research Travel Grants Program

To support travel for research at the Gerald R. Ford Library.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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