News

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020
CHW affiliate Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology, discusses a recent mass collaboration effort that investigated the predictability of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Thursday, Jul 30, 2020
by Liana Wait, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Graduate student Liana Wait describes her research on how parasites interfere with immunization. The paper was written in collaboration with Professors Andrew Dobson and Andrea Graham, co-director of CHW's Global Health Program. Interestingly, CHW has funded some of Wait's past research on parasite infection and vaccination effectiveness.
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020
CHW affiliate Laura Kahn, Research Health Policy Scholar, Program on Science and Global Security, talks with Food Tank about the impact of closing wet markets - which could include food insecurity and economic instability.
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020
by Aimee Bronfeld
Education matters. Those two words, by his own account, encapsulate a lifetime of experience for Bahadir Dursun, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Health and Wellbeing. In this Spotlight, Bahadir discusses his background and work on human capital formation, including its intergenerational effects on physical and psychological wellbeing.
Monday, Jul 13, 2020
CHW affiliate Shirley M. Tilghman, President of Princeton University Emerita and Professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs, was among 10 Princeton faculty members transferred to emeritus status in recent action by the Board of Trustees.
Monday, Jul 13, 2020
by Theresa Andrasfay and Noreen Goldman
CHW affiliate Noreen Goldman and Theresa Andrasfay, a Ph.D. from Princeton's Program in Population Studies, assert that racism in America runs deep -- starting even before a child is born. Their observations are based on a study examining the differences in birth weight between generations for both foreign-born and U.S.-born Black women.
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020
Princeton's Humanities Council recently awarded a special round of David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Mini-Grants for innovation, encouraging University faculty and research staff to experiment with new forms of scholarly exchange in direct response to our unprecedented environment. Among the recipients are CHW affiliates Ruha Benjamin and João Biehl.
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

Police use of facial recognition is just one of the many ways policing occurs “without the flesh and blood presence of actual police,” says CHW affiliate Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies and Arthur H. Scribner Bicentennial Preceptor. In this WBUR-FM segment, she addresses the biases of policing technologies.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020
Ongoing protests against police violence and racism have prompted a reexamination of the role guns play in law enforcement. In this public radio segment with WBUR-FM, CHW affiliate Ruha Benjamin discusses the algorithmic bias embedded within many policing and surveillance tools.
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020
by Bianca Ortiz-Miskimen ‘22
The Covid-19 pandemic is exposing and exacerbating health disparities in America, with Black and brown communities hit especially hard. This was the theme of a Congressional hearing held June 23 by the House Budget Committee. Among the witnesses was Sir Angus Deaton, CHW affiliate, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs, emeritus.

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