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Election 2024
Thursday's U.S. presidential debate: Unprecedented and unpredictable
Published June 26, 2024
Panelists from the JHU's SNF Agora Institute offer insights into the first-ever debate between an incumbent president and a former president
SNF Agora announces cohort of visiting fellows
Published May 17, 2024
The incoming cohort of public officials, creators, entrepreneurs, scholars, and nonprofit leaders will engage with issues around civic education and elections during the 2024-25 academic year
Faculty Honors
Lilliana Mason awarded Carnegie Fellowship
Published May 8, 2024
An associate professor of political science at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Mason is one of 28 scholars receiving grants of up to $200,000 to research political polarization
Politics+Society
An up-close look at pro-democracy conservatives
Published April 1, 2024
In contrast to those who reject the results of the 2020 election, nearly a third of Republicans accept the results, trust institutions, and appreciate diverse political perspectives
Battle of the airwaves
Published Spring 2024
How to Win an Information War, authored by SNF Agora Institute senior fellow Peter Pomerantsev, chronicles the life of WWII-era propagandist Sefton Delmer / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Technology+Society
How to measure the health of online communities
Published March 6, 2024
Being dominated by one group or ideology is the hallmark of an unhealthy online space, Hopkins experts say
Sociology
Sociologist Monica Prasad joins JHU
Published Dec 15, 2023
Prasad analyzes socioeconomic problems to tackle complex challenges related to capitalism, neoliberalism, and social policy
Politics+Society
Does the U.S. still need affirmative action?
Published Nov 22, 2023
Experts deliberated the pros and cons of race-based affirmative action in a debate open to the public hosted by Johns Hopkins University's SNF Agora Institute
Democracy
Unequal civic opportunity in the U.S.
Published Nov 13, 2023
Civic opportunity decreases as poverty levels increase, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University's SNF Agora Institute
Democracy+Politics
New conservative principles for building trust in elections
Published Nov 8, 2023
Principles released with new Gallup poll that shows wide partisan gaps in electoral confidence