News

Jan 16, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

In a dramatic vote, Parliament said no to Britain Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union. Called one of the worst parliamentary defeats in modern times, the 432 to 202 vote highlights Britain’s fractured government.

We discussed the vote and implications with ...

Jan 16, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Some say the United States is heading down a road toward isolationism. In this episode, Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss the uncertain future of American global leadership with Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay. They are authors of a new book: “The...

Jan 15, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features

Americans seeking information about unemployment rates, wage growth and inflation can do so with the click of a button. But transparency of this kind is not readily available in many developing countries. How does this flow of information — or lack thereof — affect political stability around the world?

A new book published by researchers...

Jan 9, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

In his farewell address, President Barack Obama identified a number of “fault lines” in American society from politics to economics to race. In this episode, Sam Wang discusses these societal divisions with regular podcast co-host Julian Zelizer and guest Kevin Kruse — co-authors...

Jan 8, 2019
Office of Communications
Features

Princeton faculty members Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer are well known for their efforts to explain U.S. history and current events to the broad public.

Kruse turns to Twitter to lay out the facts of history in a rapid-...

Jan 7, 2019
New York University and Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

A small percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign, but this behavior was disproportionately common among people over the age of 65, according to a new analysis by...

Helen Milner
Jan 4, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Professor Helen Milner of Princeton University was elected president of the International Studies Association (ISA), one of the oldest organizations dedicated to international, transnational and global affairs. Her term will begin in 2020 and conclude in 2021.  ...

Jan 4, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

Recordings of the sounds in tropical forests could unlock secrets about biodiversity and aid conservation efforts around the world, according to a perspective paper published in Science.

Compared to on-the-ground fieldwork,...

Jan 4, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features
Jan 3, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast
Issues related to immigration have occupied a central role in political debates, especially during the Trump presidency. Although the current focus tends to be on Central and Latin America, backlash unfolded throughout American history, including among Chinese immigrants in the 19th century. Much of what took place then has shaped the...