Project on Democracy and the Internet


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Educating the next generation of scholars, technologists, and policy makers and developing, testing, and proactively sharing curriculum and knowledge with relevant audiences with the aim to inform policies and business decisions that may potentially impact democratic institutions.


Courses listed with a department number are available to enrolled Stanford students. Check the Stanford Bulletin for course offerings in the current academic term.

Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change

Taught by Professors Rob ReichMehran Sahami, and Jeremy Weinstein

Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change is a new undergraduate course whose aim is to explore the ethical and social...

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Free Speech, Democracy, and the Internet

Taught by Nate Persily

This course will cover contemporary challenges to democracy presented by the Internet.  Topics will include disinformation, polarization, hate speech, media...

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