Communications and Information
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Stuart Professor of Communications
and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Photo: January 18, 2011; photographer: Chris Vultaggio.
Intelligence Squared debate, as seen on Bloomberg TV.
Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle over Health Care Reform (Yale University Press, 2013 revised edition).
Recent writingHealth Reform's Next Test," American Prospect(January-February 2014), 5.
"Breaking the Long Deadlock," The American Prospect (September-October 2013), 5.
"A Wasted Crisis? Why Democrats Did So Little to Change Wall Street," The New Republic (July 15, 2013), 48-53.
"Law and the Fog of Health Care," Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy 6 (2013), 213-228.
"Obama's BFD Second-Term Agenda," The American Prospect (January-February 2013), 20-29.
"Tomorrow Today"[online: "Nate Silver and the Future of Prediction"] The New Republic (December 31, 2012).
"Politics in the Orbit of Money" The New Republic (September 13, 2012; online August 24, 2012), 28-31. [PDF].
Center-left Liberalism," Oxford Companion to American Politics (2012).
"Cockroaches and Compromise," The New Republic (May 10, 2012), 31-33.
An Unexpected Crisis: The News Media in Post-Industrial Democracies" in John Lloyd and Janice Winter (eds.), Media, Politics
and the Public (Stockholm: Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, 2011), 21-29;
reprinted in International Journal of Press/Politics (2012)17: 234-242. See also Michael Schudson and Katherine Fink, "Guiding Starr: Freedom of expression is not freedom of the press" Columbia Journalism Review (May-June 2012).
"Dodging a Bullet: Democracy’s Gains in Modern War,"
in Elizabeth Kier and Ronald R. Krebs, eds., In War’s Wake: International Conflict and the Fate of Liberal Democracy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010).
"Transforming American Medicine: A Twenty-Year Retrospective," Special issue, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (2004).
Reviews of The Creation of the Media.
Reviews of Freedom's Power, available in paperback with a new subtitle:
The History and Promise of Liberalism. Why the change?
Last modified, January 16, 2014