Cass Sunstein, who served as administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) from September 2009 – October 2012, discussed “Deciding by Default: Lessons from Behavioral Economics” at the Woodrow Wilson School on November 26, 2012.
Famed civil rights leader, social activist, politician, writer, and professor, Julian Bond, spoke at the Woodrow Wilson School on November 20, 2012, as part of the School’s “Social Movements” thematic lecture series.
As Americans commemorated Veterans Day, the Woodrow Wilson School hosted a panel discussion on “Supporting Our Troops,” on November 12, 2012 as part of the School’s “Military Policy – At Home and Abroad” thematic lecture series.
Arvind Subramanian, senior fellow jointly at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Center for Global Development, discussed “Preserving the Open Global Economic System: A Strategic Blueprint for China and the United States,” on November 19, 2012 as part of the Wilson School’s “Emerging Markets and Economic Development” themati
Rajiv Vinnakota ’93, co-founder and managing director of the national nonprofit SEED Foundation, an organization devoted to bringing outstanding educational opportunities to underserved inner-city communities, discussed “The Tyranny of Scale” at the Woodrow Wilson School on November 8, 2012.
The day after the 2012 presidential election, November 7, 2012, the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University, hosted a panel discussion with academic experts in the field of politics on the topic of “Election 2012: What Happened and What Does it Mean?” Panelists included: Brandice Canes Wrone - act
Mitch Daniels, Jr., ’71, the 49th Governor of the State of Indiana, and president-elect of Purdue University, discussed “The Indiana Story” at the Woodrow Wilson School on October 25, 2012. The discussion was co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Innovations for Successful Societies (Institutions for Fragile States).
Martin Gilens, professor of politics at Princeton University and a member of the executive committee of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), discussed his new book as part of the Wilson Schools’ “Talk of 2012: The Upcoming Presidential Election” thematic lecture series.
“During my time in the federal government, I was fortunate enough to receive a great deal of practical experience in national security. What I lacked, however, was a firm grounding in the theories that undergird national security policy and grand strategy. The MPP program, from the scope of its curriculum to the carefully composed makeup of its cohort, had by far the best offering of the world’s leading international affairs programs. Also, both my fiancée and one of my best friends are proud graduates of the School!” (Hometown: Princeton Junction, New Jersey)