Civic Engagement and Participation
CAPC Faculty are engaged in a number of projects designed to increase the proportion of Americans that vote and contribute to American democracy. See Relevant Projects for a more comprehensive list of faculty work on the topic.
State, Local, and Maryland Politics
CAPC is located only 30 miles away from Maryland's state capitol, and several of CAPC's faculty are experts on Maryland state government and politics, including state elections, campaign finance, and voting. Anchored by the research conducted...More About State, Local, and Maryland Politics ➔
Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Politics
CAPC researchers study how race and gender affect American politics and policy. This includes how the race, ethinicity, gender, and other personal characteristics of candidates for national and state-level...
CAPC's work in immigration politics and policy focuses topics such as the DREAM Act, which aims to grant citizenship to students who graduate college in the United States; the benefits of immigrant rehabilitation services versus detention; and...More About Immigration Politics ➔
CAPC Faculty take a number of approaches to studying the current and potential impact of young people on American politics. This includes thinking through the way that millennials view critical political issues such as partisanship and homeland...More About Millennial Politics ➔