News

Mar 21, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

There are unprecedented rates of incarceration in America today, with hundreds of thousands of people being jailed annually. How does the cash bail system contribute to those pending trial but unable to meet bail? And what are the rights of those who are incarcerated? 

Alec...

Alan Krueger
Mar 19, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features

Alan B. Krueger, an esteemed labor economist who advised Bill Clinton and Barack Obama during their presidencies, died March 16. He was 58.

A pioneer in his field, Krueger shepherded the empirical revolution in economics, using data to tackle some of the country’s toughest quandaries. He brought this approach into the classroom at...

Mar 14, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

The 2020 election is on the horizon. In this episode, Sam Wang and Julian Zelizer discuss prospects for the 2020 election, analyzing data-based and qualitative factors. The pair is particularly interested in the potential for a Joe Biden candidacy and consider the question of whether Biden would be the best candidate for the Democratic Party....

Mar 12, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts
Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to exit the European Union was shot down again by Britain's Parliament in a 391 to 242 vote on March 12. What does this mean for the country and May's leadership?
 
Professor Harold James sent us a one-minute dispatch...
Mar 12, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

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Paul Lipton
Mar 8, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Paul Lipton, who has served in a number of senior roles at Boston University, joins Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs as associate dean of undergraduate education, effective July 1.

Lipton has served as associate director of...

Mar 8, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

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

More than $300,000 was awarded to ...

Anthony Romero
Mar 6, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

In this episode, Julian Zelizer discusses the threats posed to civil liberties since the 9/11 attacks with guest Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Romero argues that current threats to civil liberties are not a product of the Donald Trump presidency, but are...