Polarization was a strong undercurrent to the 2016 presidential election, powerfully affecting the electorate and politics. Looking toward President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet appointments, those same divisions remain clear. As Trump builds his team, the nation is beginning to see the outlines of a Trump administration - one that fits well with congressional Republicans.
In their first live recording of Politics & Polls, professors...
More than two years after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the fraught relationship between law enforcement and African Americans continues to spark controversy and calls for action.
This tension — and how to address the divide between communities and the police — were examined at a policy forum held Friday, Dec. 9, at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
The daylong forum, "From...
Since Donald Trump’s election, there has been considerable debate about what the Democratic party should do next. While some Democrats argue for an openness to cooperation, others insist there isn’t room for compromise given Trump’s views on race and individual rights.
In this episode of Politics & Polls, professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang interview one of the most powerful voices in this debate: Jamelle Bouie.
In his writing, Bouie...
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?
2017 Application Countdown, Part 1 - Letters of Recommendation
2017 Application Countdown, Part 2 - Personal Statement
2017 Application Countdown, Part 3 -...