Students and Alumni of Color (SAOC), a Woodrow Wilson School graduate student-led organization, held its 22nd annual Symposium on April 7-8, 2018. The mission of SAOC is to bring together students, alumni and faculty to promote diversity, build relationships, discuss issues relevant to the social, political and professional development of students of color and support the social and political development of communities of color at Princeton.
Recent reports indicate President Donald Trump would like U.S. troops to withdraw from Syria within six months, while some on his national security team warn that leaving Syria would allow other nation states to exert greater influence over the war-torn country. As Syria and the rest of the Middle East faces fundamental political challenges, it appears likely that U.S. and Russian interests in the region will compete.
A fall 2017 graduate...
President Donald Trump’s moods and temperament are a hot topic for journalists, lawmakers and academics. In fact, earlier this year, a psychiatrist from Yale University actually briefed Democratic lawmakers on the president’s mental state, which she called “dangerous.” The analysis, by Dr. Bandy Lee and others, received criticism given that she and others haven’t actually examined President Trump.
She joins the podcast this week to explain her...
Want to learn more about the students, faculty and staff at the Woodrow Wilson School? Check us out on Instagram to read #WooWho profiles in which individuals talk about their commitment to service and what it is like to study, teach and work here. The latest post features Stefanie Mavronis MPA '18, a native of Baltimore.
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The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is seeking a writing intern for its Office of Public Affairs and Communications for summer 2018. The intern will be responsible for writing news articles, feature articles, award briefs and social media posts for a non-technical audience, and assisting with outreach strategies. This is a paid position.
Apply here! http://bit.ly/2IsrNEK
Today, the nation faces a series of major policy challenges revolving around immigrants and refugees. In this episode, Julian Zelizer talks to NPR veteran Deborah Amos about how President Donald Trump has used executive power to move the country rightward on these issues and what the impact has been on local communities. Amos also talks about the state of journalism in 2018 and its future.
Intense partisanship. Rampant wealth and inequality. Racial divisions.
While they sound like the issues of today, they were also prevalent during the Gilded Age, an important time in American history. It was during these years — between 1865 and 1896 — that many of the foundations of modern society were set into place.
In this episode, Professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss this era and how it compares to today with award-winning...
As you put the final touches on your applications to the MPA, MPP and Ph.D. programs, be sure to review the application tips recently posted to the admissions blog. For your reference, the links are posted below.
Policy Memo Writing Tips
What Counts as Relevant Work Experience?
2018 Application Countdown, Part 1 - Letters of Recommendation
2018 Application Countdown, Part 2 - Personal Statement
2018 Application Countdown, Part 3 -...
Democrat Doug Jones won a pivotal Alabama Senate seat Dec. 12, a victory carrying with it significant national consequences. Jones, a former U.S. attorney, defeated Republican Roy S. Moore, a former chief justice who’s been ensnarled in claims of sexual harassment.
Professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss the race results in this episode of Politics & Polls.
Perhaps you are thinking about coming back to school after working full-time for a number of years. Maybe you’ve been in the for-profit sector and want to pivot to the public sector. Or maybe you are already in the public sector and want to hone your skills. Whatever the case, you may be wondering whether returning to school is the right move, and if so, whether the Woodrow Wilson School is the right place for you.
I was in your shoes when I...