Matt Desmond has received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award for Evicted. The book also received the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal, the Order of the Coif Biennial Book Award, and the Silver Gavel Award of the American Bar Association. Evicted was also named one of the top ten books…
‘60 Minutes’ features Princeton’s transformative efforts to increase socioeconomic diversity
April 29, 2018
The CBS program “60 Minutes” featured Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber and several students Sunday evening, focusing on how Princeton and other colleges and universities are increasing college access and success for first-generation and low-income college students.
WWS Reacts: Cuba’s New President
April 19, 2018
Miguel Díaz-Canel was named president of Cuba, marking a historic shift in power. This is the first time in nearly six decades a Castro isn’t leading the country. We discussed the announcement with Princeton University experts Miguel Centeno and Stanley N. Katz.
Fragile Families Challenge uses ‘big data’ to answer big questions
Nov. 13, 2017
What would happen if hundreds of social scientists and data scientists worked together on a scientific challenge to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in the United States?
Matthew Desmond receives Pulitzer Prize and other awards for 'Evicted'
Oct. 2, 2017
Conley harnesses tools of social science, genomics to answer lifelong questions
May 18, 2017
Dalton Conley was just a kid in 1970s New York, but lessons about race and class came quickly.
Faculty Award: Massey recognized for work on Mexico-U.S. migration
May 2, 2017
The Society for Applied Anthropology has awarded Douglas Massey, the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Jorge Durand Arp-Nisen of the University of Guadalajara in Mexico, the 2018 Bronislaw Malinowski Award.