E.g., 10/20/2019
E.g., 10/20/2019
Actress and author Amber Tamblyn will be joined by Julian Zelizer to discuss her new book Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution. Tamblyn is known for her work on General Hospital, Joan of Arcadia, Two and a Half Men and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In June 2018 Tamblyn released her first novel Any Man.
After serving six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, Senator Flake was elected to the United States Senate, where he served for six years. While in the Senate, Senator Flake chaired the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology & the Law, which sits at the intersection of innovation and regulation.
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?
An engaging storyteller in his own right, Brooks will focus on the potential for stories to improve understanding of the top policy issues of the day, such as poverty and climate change.
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.