Guggenheim Fellowship to Kim Lane Scheppele
April 12, 2024

Seven Princeton faculty members have received 2024 Guggenheim Fellowships, the largest faculty cohort since 2017. This year's recipients are...

A Drop in American Gun Violence
Nov. 2, 2023

Some progress has been made on firearm violence in recent decades.

In the U.S., geography is fate. A new book on poverty seeks to change that
Aug. 8, 2023

“Where you live should not decide/ Whether you live or whether you die.”

What the Best Places in America Have in Common
Aug. 5, 2023
Written by Kathryn Edin

And what they reveal about alleviating poverty across the country

Legacy Admissions Don’t Work the Way You Think They Do
July 12, 2023

Dr. Khan is a professor of sociology and American studies at Princeton who studies culture, inequality, gender and elites.

In new book, Princeton sociologist Matthew Desmond urges individuals to commit to abolishing American poverty
April 12, 2023

In the prologue to his latest book, Matthew Desmond bluntly assesses who we are in the United States, “the richest country on earth, with more poverty than any other advanced democracy.”

Arun Hendi, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs in the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs,
Jan. 17, 2023

was recently awarded a $2.6 million grant over the next five years from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institute of Health.

The Government Gave Out Bad Loans. Students Deserve a Bailout.
Aug. 24, 2022

At least 43 million Americans have student loan debt, ranging from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Until now, there’s been no hope of a…

Garip named to Census Bureau committee on racial, ethnic and other populations
July 27, 2022

Sociologist Filiz Garip was nominated and selected for the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations.

What Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis Are Learning About the Politics of Retribution
June 2, 2022

Dr. Scheppele, a professor of sociology and international affairs at Princeton University, lived and worked in Hungary for many years as a researcher at the Hungarian Constitutional Court.