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Why is D.C. Not a State? Frymer Examines the History in The Washington Post
July 6, 2020

Paul Frymer, Professor of Politics and CSDP faculty associate, brings the history of partisanship and race to the question of why D.C. is not, yet, a state in The Monkey Cage in The Washington Post: The politics of D.C. statehood…

Frymer and Grumbach in Salon: Why labor unions make people less racist
July 6, 2020

In an article in Salon based on their  paper published in the American Journal of Political Science, "Labor Unions and White Racial Politics," Paul Frymer and Jake Grumbach discuss their…

Ismail White in Washington Post: How Do Black People Channel Their Anger about Racial Injustice?
June 29, 2020

Ismail White, professor of politics and public affairs and CSDP faculty associate, along with co-authors Antoine J. Banks and Brian D. McKenzie, discuss their research findings in a Monkey Cage piece in The Washington Post: 

Crowder in Washington Post: June’s rallies for black transgender lives can change attitudes and policies
June 28, 2020

Chaya Crowder, PhD candidate and CSDP-affiliated graduate student, discusses her research that finds that calling for “intersectional solidarity” awakens and mobilizes allies in the

President Eisgruber’s message to community on removal of Woodrow Wilson name from public policy school and Wilson College
June 27, 2020

The trustees of Princeton University have concluded that Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college whose scholars, students, and alumni must stand firmly against racism in all its forms. Read

Staszak and Grumbach Paper Named Best in Race, Ethnicity, Politics by APSA
June 22, 2020

Sarah Staszak, associate research scholar and CSDP faculty associate at Princeton University, and her co-authors have garnered the "Best Paper" award from the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics section of the American Political Science Association. Co-author Jake Grumbach was a CSDP Fellow for the…

Wasow in Washington Post: The protests started out looking like 1968. They turned into 1964.
June 22, 2020

In his Washington Post Monkey Page article, Omar Wasow discusses the implications of his research for drawing parallels from the protests of 1964, 1968, and 2020, noting that evidence from the 1960s, as…

Wasow in NYT: How Social Media Has Changed Civil Rights Protests
June 22, 2020

Omar Wasow brings his experience in social media to bear on his research on the civil rights movement of the 1960s in a conversation with The New York Times' On Tech column, highlighting "how the two have melded in the current demonstrations against racial…

Wasow Discusses Evolution of Black Voices on Social Media
June 12, 2020

Omar Wasow, assistant professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate, spoke on the evolution of Black voices on social media on Marketplace Tech's…

Princeton faculty speak out against systemic racism and police violence in the nation
June 7, 2020

Princeton faculty, including CSDP faculty associates Omar Wasow and Jonathan Mummolo, speak out against systemic racism and police violence in the nation. Read more at