Mummolo Study Shows Black Police Officers Less Likely to Stop, Arrest, and Use Force Against Civilians
Feb. 12, 2021

The Washington Post features a new ground-breaking study by Jonathan Mummolo and co-authors that finds that diversity in law enforcement can lead to improvements in how police…

Irish Times Podcast Interviews Wasow on the "Lynch Mob" Violence of January 6th
Jan. 25, 2021

Omar Wasow, assistant professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate, is featured on Irish Times' World View podcast. Talking with host Chris Dooley, Wasow compares the…

Kastellec Quoted in FiveThirtyEight on How Lack of Diversity Among Judges Affects Judicial Decisions
Jan. 25, 2021

FiveThirtyEight features John Kastellec in an examination of how the lack of diversity among judges affects how the judiciary is viewed and judicial outcomes: It Will Be Tough For Biden To…

Kirkland Receives First Annual Shepsle Prize
Jan. 14, 2021

The first annual Shepsle Prize has been awarded to Patricia Kirkland for the best article in the Journal of Political Institutions and Political Economy. Her award-winning paper, Mayoral Candidates, Social Class, and Representation in American Cities, was published in March,…

Wright Discusses Impeachment on CNBC
Jan. 12, 2021

Lauren Wright, Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, appeared on CNBC to discuss impending impeachment.

Democrats are thinking there needs to be an immediate punishment...despite the…

Frymer Quoted in Washington Post on New Momentum for DC and Puerto Rican Statehood
Jan. 11, 2021

Paul Frymer, professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate, is quoted in The Washington Post's analysis of how the capitol breach and Democratic control of the Senate will affect likelihood of D.C. and…

Lee Reacts to Events of January 6, and Discusses the Future of Bipartisanship, on Voice of America
Jan. 11, 2021

Frances Lee, professor of politics and public affairs and a CSDP faculty associate, discussed Democrats’ narrow control of both the Senate and the House of Representatives and what it means for President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda on the

Wasow Writes in Washington Post: ‘This is not who we are’: Actually, the Capitol riot was quintessentially American
Jan. 8, 2021

Omar Wasow, Assistant Professor of Politics and a CSDP faculty associate, writes in The Washington Post that the remarkable assault on the U.S. capitol was, unlike the common commentary that it "is not who we are," a…

In Washington Post, Whittington Makes the Conservative Case for Impeaching Trump Now
Jan. 8, 2021

Keith Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University and a CSDP faculty associate, makes the case in The Washington Post that when the chief…

Princeton President Eisgruber's Statement on the Constitution's Promise in Light of Violence in the U.S. Capitol
Jan. 8, 2021

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

by Christopher L. Eisgruber

Like all of you, I am horrified by the lawless violence in the United States Capitol today.  I am saddened and concerned for our country, and I am embarrassed by how America today appeared to the world.

Beginning when I was an…