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Latest News

"Pushing Cool" Shortlisted for 2023 Hughes Prize

The prize is awarded every two years to the best book in the history of science that is accessible to a wide audience.

Recent Accomplishments from Our Graduate Students and Alumni - May 2023

News about talks, fellowships, internships, and awards from graduate students Meher Ali, Emily R. Chesley, Zheng Guan, Hasan Hameed, Anastasiia Lystsova, Michael Mandelkorn, Jiya Pandya, Maia Silber, Liya Xie, and Robert Yee.

Scholars Debate John Witherspoon’s Contradictions on Slavery

‘In short, it’s complicated. Witherspoon is complicated,’ said Rev. Gordon Mikoski.

Faculty Author Q&A: Kevin M. Kruse and Julian Zelizer on “Myth America”

Their edited collection “Myth America: Historians Take On the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past” was published in January 2023 by Basic Books.

Upcoming Events

2023 Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture
Sep 19, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
4th Mid-Atlantic Ottoman Studies Workshop
Oct 27, 2023, 1:00 pmOct 28, 2023, 5:30 pm