Governor Whitman served in the cabinet of President Bush as administrator of the EPA from January 2001 until June 2003. She was the 50th governor of the state of New Jersey, serving as its first female governor from 1994 until 2001.
At a time when the American society is deeply divided socially, politically, and culturally, and in a rapidly changing world facing serious environmental and developmental challenges, can we identify reasons for hope?
Valerie Jarrett is former senior advisor to President Barack Obama and former chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls. Currently she serves as a senior advisor to the Obama Foundation and president of the board of When We All Vote, a nonpartisan not-for-profit focused on voter registration.
Guggenheim Fellow Bruce Western (Columbia University) and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Matthew Desmond (Princeton's Department of Sociology) discussed mass incarceration, prisoner re-entry, and Western’s new book, “Homeward: Life in the Year After Prison,” at the Woodrow Wilson School on Oct. 15, 2018.
As deputy leader of Cambodia’s opposition party and a lifelong advocate for women’s rights in Southeast Asia, Mu Sochua is dedicated to combating sex trafficking, promoting gender equality, and ensuring the restoration of democracy and freedom in Cambodia. On Oct. 11, 2018, she spoke at the Woodrow Wilson School on "Democracy in Peril."
The main auditorium in Robertson Hall, home of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, has been renamed for Sir W. Arthur Lewis (1915-1991). This video tribute commemorates Lewis’ life and scholarship: He served on Princeton’s faculty from 1963 to 1983 and was the University’s first black full professor.
Previously, Varmus was the director of the National Cancer Institute for (2010 – 2015), the president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for a decade and director of the National Institutes of Health (1993 – 1999). He joined the Meyer Cancer Center of Weill Cornell Medicine as the Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine in April 2015.