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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

  • Empowerment through Social Policy Design - Book Launch

    Date:  05/22/20

    Empowerment through Social Policy Design – Book Launch
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  • CANCELED - The Fight Over Intellectual Diversity in Higher Ed: A Report From the Trenches

    Date:  04/20/20

    CANCELED – The Fight Over Intellectual Diversity in Higher Ed: A Report From the Trenches
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  • COVID-19: Policy Perspectives

    Date:  04/15/20

    COVID-19: Policy Perspectives
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Research with Impact

Experts

Political scientists at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy 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

Ways & Means Podcast

Polis is proud to sponsor of Season 5 of Ways & Means. Produced by the Duke Sanford Communication team, this award winning podcast showcases cutting-edge... Read More

Student Engagement

The Polis Team

Learn more about the Polis leadership team

NC Politics Website

Your one-stop shop for North Carolina politics and the 2020 election

Research

Cutting-edge research on the politics of public policy

Duke Votes

Promoting student voter participation

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