“LED Lights Are a ‘Transformative Technology’ in the Developing World,” NPR, Oct. 13, 2014.
“Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus: Be A Go-Getter, Not A Job Getter,” NPR, Sept. 23, 2014.
“Ebola Battlers Can Learn From Venice’s Response To Black Death,” NPR, Sept. 20, 2014.
“An African-American studies professor’s bleak postwar Germany,” Boston Globe, May 2014. Interview with Harvard’s Werner Sollors.
“Lives: Penn Townsend Kimball, Princeton ’37: Falsely Accused, He Sought to Clear His Name,” Princeton Alumni Weekly, Feb. 5, 2014.
“A Hub in China: Princeton to open new center in Beijing amid concerns over intellectual freedom,” Princeton Alumni Weekly, Dec. 4, 2013.
“Searching for Palestine, and Herself: In the Shadow of Her Father, Najla Said Forges Her Own Identity,” Princeton Alumni Weekly, September 18, 2013.
“Warfare Under the Radar,” Princeton Alumni Weekly, Dec. 12, 2012. Drone warfare and a growing civilian-military divide make war too easy, argues Brookings scholar Peter W. Singer.
“Why Power Corrupts,” Smithsonian, October 2012. New research suggests that power brings out the best in some people and the worst in others.
“The New Science of the Birth and Death of Words,” March 16, 2012, Wall Street Journal Review.
“The New Tastemakers,” Princeton Alumni Weekly, January 18, 2012. Book-review sections are dying. What’s taking their place?
“Is Voter Ignorance Killing Democracy?” Salon, Nov. 22, 1999.
“Historiographic Revisionism: DNA evidence shows that Jefferson fathered at least one of Sally Hemings’ children, and his academic defenders are scurrying to cover their tracks,” Salon, November 18, 1998.
“Thou Shalt Not: Once a Presidential Adviser and Legal Heavyweight, Joe Califano Now is Thundering Against Drugs. And Woe Be to Those Who Doubt His Data or Get in His Way,” Washingtonian, October 1998.