Sara McLanahan, Who Studied Single Motherhood, Dies at 81
Jan. 20, 2022
NYT: A Princeton sociologist and a single mother herself, she brought her own experience to her wide body of scholarly work.
Sara McLanahan | December 27, 1940 – December 31, 2021
Jan. 3, 2022
Written by Kathryn Edin
by Kathryn Edin. Sara McLanahan, the William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, passed away on December 31 at 3:15 p.m.
Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award Awarded to Gözde Güran
Dec. 6, 2021
The winner for the Social Sciences category is Gozde Güran, whose highly original dissertation traces the complex hawala system of informal money transfer in light of the 2011 Syrian civil war and the ensuing refugee crisis.
Listen | Why Is Murder Spiking? And Can Cities Address It Without Police?
Nov. 24, 2021
Meet the Princeton Sociologist Who Thinks Policing 'Unsustainable' – The New York Times
Interdisciplinary Data Science Search
Nov. 22, 2021
As part of a major new initiative in interdisciplinary data science, Princeton University is undertaking a search for faculty members at all academic ranks across all areas of science, engineering, social science, and humanities.
AAS: Accepting Applications for 2022-2023 Visiting Research Positions
Oct. 25, 2021
Department of African American Studies Now Accepting Applications
Listen | 9/11 and the Rise of Global Anti-Terrorism Law (Kim Lane Scheppele)
Sept. 8, 2021
President Joe Biden confirmed the final withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan just 11 days shy of the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Now, Afghanistan remains in turmoil following a takeover by Taliban forces.
Why Conservatives Around the World Have Embraced Hungary’s Viktor Orbán
Aug. 12, 2021
Professor Kim Lane Scheppele explains why the country’s Prime Minister is “the ultimate twenty-first-century dictator.”
‘There’s No Natural Dignity in Work’
Feb. 22, 2021
Punishing mothers for needing help cannot be the answer. A generous child allowance might be. (Via NYT)
Watch | Princeton professor says COVID-19 is spreading in schools, teachers may be at risk
Jan. 27, 2021
Jennifer Jennings is a sociology and public affairs professor at Princeton professor working on education policy.