Cecilia Elena Rouse, dean of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, discusses the unemployment rate and what it means for the U.S. economy.
Fabian Wagner, the 2014-15 Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Professor in Energy and the Environment, shared his thoughts on communication between scientists and policymakers, his focus for the year, and the concepts he hopes to impart to Princeton students.
Mathematical modeling has tremendous potential for developing and guiding public health initiatives to address some of the world's most pressing public health issues through cost-effective means. Models can have the power to accurately predict the progression of infectious diseases and potential epidemic outcomes.
Jason Schwartz, the Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioethics at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton, addresses difficult questions regarding the Ebola virus, from how nations such as the United States should respond in Africa, to the most appropriate measures to take at home and whether to deploy unproven treatments.
Tali Mendelberg, a professor of politics at Princeton, explores how women influence the decision-making process and why women still have less influence than men in many decision-making bodies. She is the author with Christopher Karpowitz of "The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation and Institutions," published this year by Princeton University Press.
Associate professor of politics and international affairs, Jacob Shapiro, shares his views on Obama's announcement of plans for the United States to take action against ISIS.
Wilson School's Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, talks about his finding that while Congress continues to diverge, many state legislatures are actually far more polarized. The analysis, with Georgetown University Professor Boris Shor, examines what causes party systems to polarize and what happens to governance when they do.
Stephen Kotkin, the John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs answers questions about eastern Ukraine, its fighting forces and strategies going forward.
Heather Howard, lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School, affiliate in the Wilson School's Center for Health and Wellbeing and director of the State Health Reform Assistance Network, answers questions regarding the legality of some subsidies offered under the Affordable Care Act.
Assistant professor Forrest Meggers, has an interest in finding hidden potential for efficiencies in building design, such as a low exergy building, where systems such as heating and cooling are integrated into the architecture itself, to increase their performance.