News

Feb 27, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

With the 2020 campaign season underway, some are growing concerned about the fairness and accuracy of elections. The news is dominated with stories of Russian-based Internet hackers, voter suppression, and flaws in the campaign finance system. Given all this talk of “stolen” or “rigged” elections, can we be confident in the integrity of the...

Feb 26, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Several researchers based at Princeton University will receive funding to work on innovative, cross-disciplinary education research projects over the next two years.

Nearly $300,000 was awarded by the ...

Andrew Guess
Feb 20, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
Features

Sharing “fake news” happens with the click of a button, leaving researchers curious about who is sharing it and why. Professor Andrew Guess will seek to better understand this phenomenon using funding from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

The new...

Feb 20, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Presidential biographies are some of the more popular forms of historical literature. They provide valuable insight into our founders, giving us some sense of who our leaders were and giving historical context to understand the presidency today. But there are some limits to these works. One author is reexamining how we talk and write about...

Feb 13, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

In honor of Valentine's Day, we're rereleasing an episode we love: #82 featuring Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers. This Southern rock band has tackled a number of contentious political issues through song - from class to race and even partisan politics. They just released a new album, "The Unraveling," available now...

Owen Zidar. (Photo Credit: Dan Komoda)
Feb 12, 2020
Office of Communications
News & Awards

Owen Zidar was among the 126 researchers from more than 60 research institutions in the United States and Canada named as 2020 Sloan Research Fellows. He joins ...

Feb 11, 2020
Library Communications Specialist and Staff Writer
Features
Atul Kohli End Notes
Feb 10, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

The United States would be wise to avoid further conflict with Iran, especially given America’s history of war in poor countries with politically mobilized populations. If past conflicts serve as a guide, such armed intervention could attract a dangerous wrath of nationalists in these countries.

This is one of many conclusions drawn from...