Law and Political Science
The following interdisciplinary centers enrich the experience for Stanford joint degree students in law and political science:
- The Center for International Security and Cooperation: One of the leading centers for the study of international security threats ranging from nuclear proliferation to civil conflict.
- The Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law: A cooperative venture uniting the Law School with political scientists and economists at Stanford's Graduate School of Business to study corruption, development, and prosperity.
- The Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies: Provides opportunities for students and faculty interested in policymaking to address major transnational problems facing Asia, Europe, the United States, and the developing world.
The following institutions also focus Stanford's resources on some of the world's most challenging policy problems:
- The Woods Institute for the Environment
- Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
- Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
- Stanford School of Education
A partial list of regular workshop series (at which students are welcome) includes:
- Legal Studies Workshop (Law School)
- American Politics Workshop (Political Science)
- International Relations Workshop (Political Science)
- Comparative Politics Workshop (Political Science)
- Social Science and International Security Workshop (Freeman Spogli Institute)
- Organizational Behavior and Social Psychology Workshop (Graduate School of Business)
- Political Economics Workshop (Graduate School of Business)
- Political Theory Workshop (Freeman Spogli Institute and Political Science)
- Law and Economics Workshop (Law School)
- Seminar on Collective Choice (Hoover Institution)