Rachel Price, an associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese who is also affiliated with the Program in Media and Modernity, joined Princeton in 2009. In this Q&A, she discusses her new book, "Planet/Cuba" (2015, Verso Books), which addresses contemporary literature as well as conceptual, digital and visual art from Cuba.
In perceptions held from an early age, men and women generally perceive women to possess less natural talent than men, with their successes attributed to hard work rather than raw ability. These stereotypes, argued Sarah-Jane Leslie, the Class of 1943 Professor of Philosophy and the founding director of the Program in Cognitive Science, serve as reliable predictors of the size of the gender gap in certain departments.
Professor of Computer Science Brian Kernighan has co-written a book on the new computer language Go. Professor Kernighan in known for his work in explaining technical computer language and for his teaching and mentorship of generations of computer scientists.