Susan Hyde Participates in a Panel on the Science of Politics (AAAS)

Susan Hyde will present a paper today at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The paper, “The Diffusion of Democratic Norms,” is part of a panel on the science of politics.

Summary: Democracy over the last generation has diffused over much of the globe. This talk will focus on the mechanisms of this diffusion, with a focus on the role that the international environment plays in this diffusion process, including presentation of field experimental findings that highlight the impact of international institutions on the electoral process.