Clarke publishes op-ed in New York Times
Oct. 29, 2021

Killian Clarke and Mai Hassan published an op-ed in the New York Times, "This Is How to Stop the Coup in Sudan".  Killian received his PhD from Princeton in 2020.  You can access this article by clicking here.

LaFleur Stephens-Dougan's Recent Book Wins APSA Award
June 29, 2021

Congratulations to LaFleur Stephens-Dougan, Assistant Professor of Politics, for winning the 2021 APSA Ralph J. Bunche Award for her book, Race to the Bottom: How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics. This award is granted annually for the best scholarly work in political science that examines the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural…

Amaney Jamal Named Dean of SPIA
June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Amaney Jamal, who has been named the new dean of Princeton's School of Public and International Affairs. Professor Jamal is completing her ninth year as director of the Bobst Center. To read the full story, please

Tsurkov Publishes New Piece in Washington Post
June 4, 2021

Elizabeth Tsurkov, PhD candidate, has just published a new article in the Washington Post reacting to the news of Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, being re-elected. You can access this article by clicking…

Yashar Publishes Edited Volume
Feb. 23, 2021

Deborah Yashar, along with Diana Kapiszewski (Georgetown University) and Steve Levitsky (Harvard University), released an edited volume, The Inclusionary Turn in Latin American Democracies. The book explores three dimensions of inclusion and can be accessed

Call for Research Collaboration
Sept. 18, 2020

The Bobst-AUB Collaborative Initiative is pleased to announce a “Call for Research Collaborations” between faculty members at the American University of Beirut and Princeton University. Applicants are strongly advised to work in a team of two to four faculty and submit a research proposal focusing on the following two themes: 1) Assessment of…

WAPD PhD Students Sweep APSA MENA Awards
Aug. 27, 2020

Congratulations to Steve Monroe, who won the APSA MENA Politics Award for Best Dissertation, and Chantal Berman, who received an honorable mention. Both Steve and Chantal were active WAPD graduate students having presented their research at several seminar.

Rima Majed Piece for CNN as Survivor of Beirut Blast
Aug. 12, 2020

Rima Majed, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the American University of Beirut, has authored an opinion piece for CNN. Professor Majed presents the unique perspective as someone who survived the explosion that took place on August 4. To view her article, please

Daniel Tavana Lands Distinguished Appointment at Yale
June 22, 2020

Daniel Tavana, PhD candidate in Politics, has accepted an invitation to Yale University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Middle East Studies at the Council on Middle East Studies (CMES). Congratulations to Dan, who will serve this appointment for the upcoming 2020-2021 year!

Tali Mendelberg publishes article on Covid-19 in NYT
April 28, 2020

Tali Mendelberg, John Work Garrett Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of the Program on Inequality for the Bobst Center, just published an op-ed with the New York Times regarding the politics of crises and the covid-19 pandemic impact.