Professor Profile: Julian Zelizer

Julian E. Zelizer is Malcolm Stevenson Forbse, Class of 1941, Professor of History and Public Affairs. He has been instrumental in reviving the academic field of American political history. His publications include Jimmy Carter, Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, and Governing America: The Revival of Political History. He is currently teaching The United States…

A Lawless University: The History of Princeton Law

As undergraduate students walk through the campus of an unnamed school in New Haven, Connecticut or through the corridors of another unnamed school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is common for them to run into students from the adjoining law school. Such interaction at Princeton University is, however, not possible. Many have asked the question: where…

Points and Punts

The Black Justice League has denounced Woodrow Wilson’s unquestionable racism and claims that that by “fail[ing] to stand up against or acknowledge the wrongdoings of a man who proudly branded himself a racist,” Princeton continues “to subjugate, oppress and ignore the existence of [its] students of color.” This accusation is entirely unwarranted. Racial oppression in…