While conventional wisdom suggests women reach a “tipping point” and are more likely to leave the workforce after having a second child, new findings by a Princeton University researcher show that, in fact, they are more likely to leave after their first child regardless of how many more times they give birth. However, women who ultimately have more children are always more likely to leave, even prior to having these later births.
- Monday, Oct 22, 2018
- Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018
Tera Hunter, the Edwards Professor of American History and professor of history and African American studies at Princeton, has been awarded two prizes from the American Historical Association (AHA) — the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize (for women's history and/or feminist theory) and the Littleton-Griswold Prize (in U.S.
- Monday, Oct 8, 2018
- Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
- Friday, Sep 14, 2018
Suppose you’re about to go snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef or some other area of underwater beauty. You should be thinking about the wondrous marine life you’ll certainly see. But instead you’re fixated on the vanishingly small chance of coming eye to eye with a hungry shark.
- Thursday, Aug 23, 2018
Besides working as the engineering school’s associate dean for undergraduate affairs, Peter Bogucki is a noted archaeologist specializing in Neolithic cultures of northern Europe. His recent book, The Barbarians, received the 2018 Popular Book Award from the Society for American Archaeology.
- Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018
The five-decades-long Colombian conflict weakened government institutions and left millions displaced. With a new president at the helm, many wonder about the future of the country.
- Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018
This month marks the four-year anniversary of protests over the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Those protests were met with a heavily armed police response that sparked wide debate over the militarization of local law enforcement.
- Monday, Aug 13, 2018
Why did they do that? It’s a question we ask every day in attempting to understand the behavior of others and make meaning of the world around us. How we answer the question, however, varies depending on our moral attitudes toward the behavior.
- Friday, Jul 20, 2018