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Polis: Center for Politics is committed to increasing our understanding of politics locally, nationally, and globally.
We aim to promote powerful politics research, to foster rich political discourse, and to help a new generation of leaders find on-ramps to public service.

Events

  • Changing the Game: Politics, Policy, and 21st Century Leadership with Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt

    Date:  11/14/22

    Changing the Game: Politics, Policy, and 21st Century Leadership with Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt
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  • Polis Midterm Election Watch Party

    Date:  11/08/22

    Polis Midterm Election Watch Party
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  • Gathering Power and a Counter-Narrative: Rebutting the Normalization of Racialized Injustice

    Date:  11/07/22

    Gathering Power and a Counter-Narrative: Rebutting the Normalization of Racialized Injustice
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Project Citizen '22

Research with Impact

Polis Research Blog

Political scientists at Duke University draw upon a variety of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches to produce...  Read More

Duke Sanford PolicyLab

Policy Lab is a nonpartisan, service-learning project which gives undergraduate students the opportunity to research policy questions and draft solutions for...  Read More

Student Op-Eds

This Medium blog features student op-eds including those from Prof. Deondra Rose's Political Analysis for Public Policy Making (PUBPOL 301) course...  Read More

Student Engagement

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Student Hub

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Research

Cutting-edge research on the politics of public policy

Duke Votes

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