Written by Marco De Leon
Before my time at the Woodrow Wilson School, I spent my days working on Capitol Hill. While I never directly handled the issue of health care for any Member of Congress, my time in government was nonetheless dominated by the issue. From the agenda-setting politics of the presidential primaries to the protracted and contentious congressional negotiations, any other legislative priorities had to be seen with an eye on the...
As part of our weekly Student Spotlight series, we sat down with current student Maggie Haight and asked five questions about her life prior, during, and after attending the Woodrow Wilson School.
What distinguishes WWS from other schools to you?
I think WWS offers an amazing array of opportunities that really set it apart from the other options out there. First, it has one of the smallest incoming class sizes, so you get to know your...
In our second feature on Stanworth housing, we went inside MPA1 Mayank Misra’s apartment where he lives with his wife Poh (a video journalist at the New York Times) and their beagle, JoJo. They moved to Princeton last fall from New Delhi, India. Their Stanworth apartment is a two bedroom simplex unit – click here to view the floorplan.
One of the special things about the Woodrow Wilson School’s policy programs is that they offer tremendous cross-pollination opportunities between fields. WWS has four academic fields of specialization:
International Relations (I)
Development Studies (II)
Domestic Policy (III)
Economics & Public Policy (IV).
WWS also offers four certificates, including:
Health and Health Policy (HHP)
Science, Technology & Environmental...
Last week Anne-Marie Slaughter announced she will be leaving the Woodrow Wilson School to serve as President of the New America Foundation, a D.C. based non-partisan think tank. Professor Slaughter was the first woman to hold the position of Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School from 2002 – 2009. In 2009 she took leave from the School for two years to serve as the first woman to hold the position of Director of Policy Planning at the State...
The Old Graduate College (OGC), built in 1913 and expanded in 1927, consists largely of one- and two-room suites for one or two students; many rooms have private or semi-private bathrooms. Take a look inside MPA1 Adam Kent’s apartment, where he lives in a one bedroom unit by himself. Adam moved to Princeton last fall from Washington, D.C. Floorplans are not available for OGC apartments.
A group picture of the WWS and LSE students who participated in the conference.
Written by Cheryl Cooper
As the United States and Europe continue to recover from the 2008-2009 financial crisis, many pressing policy questions have yet to be decided: Is austerity in Europe achieving its goals? What is the future of global financial regulation? What role should government institutions play in the recovery? These and many more issues must be...
Today we’re taking you inside MPA1 Elena Serna-Wallenders’s home at Butler, where she lives with her husband Alex, who will be studying at the Princeton Theological Seminary this fall. They moved to Princeton last fall from San Antonio, Texas. Their apartment is a “two bedroom large” and the average size for Butler units. Click here to view the floorplan.
Curious to see what graduate housing looks like in Princeton, New Jersey? Take a look inside MPA1 Corey Parson’s apartment at Stanworth, where he lives with his partner Jessica (a CUNY PhD candidate) and their two cats, Henry and Oliver. They moved to Princeton last fall from Jersey City. Their Stanworth apartment is a two bedroom duplex unit and one of the largest available – click here to view the floorplan.
WWS 501: the Politics of Public Policy serves as a rite of passage for your first semester as an M.P.A. at the Woodrow Wilson School. The key feature of the course includes the almost weekly memorandums covering an array of political considerations when considering proposals confronted by policymakers on a daily basis. The class brings multiple perspectives, with Woodrow Wilson faculty members from both subjects of international relations and...