News

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020
A book penned by CHW affiliates Anne C. Case and Sir Angus Deaton was named to The New York Times’ list of “100 Notable Books of 2020.”
Monday, Dec 21, 2020
by Aimee Bronfeld, Center for Health and Wellbeing
In this Spotlight, Professor Graham shares her passion for disease ecology and evolutionary immunology. She discusses her notable contributions to the field, highlighting her pioneering research on host-parasite interactions.
Friday, Dec 11, 2020
In this article, published by Nautilus, CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan addresses why people distrust vaccines and how they can be convinced otherwise.
Friday, Dec 4, 2020
In honor of #BlackinDataWeek and the launch of the 2021 Sadie T.M. Alexander Conference for Economics and Related Fields, "Built In" named CHW affiliate Ruha Benjamin among nine Black women who are leading and promoting equity in the world of data science and beyond.
Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has selected six Princeton professors - including two CHW affiliates - as 2020 fellows, out of 489 chosen worldwide. These individuals have been elevated to this rank because of their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020
In this podcast, CHW affiliate Shirley Tilghman shares her perspective on the postdoc career stage. She returns to a metaphor coined before COVID-19 lockdowns changed New York’s heavily congested LaGuardia Airport. “Passengers were always finding themselves flying over LaGuardia, over and over and over round in circles," she notes. "Postdocs were...
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020
The Quarantine Tapes, hosted by Paul Holdengräber, chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. In this episode, CHW affiliate Ruha Benjamin expresses the difficulties posed by teaching remotely and interrogates our relationship to the technologies used to connect us in these times.
Monday, Nov 16, 2020
CHW affiliate Ramanan Laxminarayan contributed to a PBS News Hour report on India's pandemic economy, which has yet to show any signs of recovery.
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020
by Morgan Kelly, High Meadows Environmental Institute
A Princeton research team, including CHW affiliates C. Jessica Metcalf and Bryan Grenfell, has found that measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 -- such as wearing masks and social distancing -- are not only a key tool in combatting the impact of the ongoing pandemic, but have also have greatly reduced incidence of many other diseases.
Wednesday, Nov 4, 2020
by Aimee Bronfeld
Nature or nurture? Esmée Zwiers is fascinated by this age-old debate about the forces that drive human behavior. An economist with broad interests in labor and health economics, her postdoctoral research studies the meaningful, often measurable ways in which biological and environmental factors shape people’s lives.

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