Monday, May 23, 2022
Professor Peter Singer interviewed by BBC Newshour's Nuala McGovern.
Monday, May 16, 2022

Henry Gomory is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology and the Office of Population Research. His research interests include political economy and urban inequality, and his dissertation explores the changing composition of American landlords and the effects this is having on renters.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Australia’s federal election will take place on May 21 and aged care is a key issue for voters as outlined by Luara Ferracioli, Laurance S.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Amid criticism of the United Nations Security Council's inaction on the war in Ukraine, an ABC News journalist interviewed experts who weighed in on the situation; this included Kim Lane Scheppele

Friday, May 6, 2022
UCHV awards Short Movie Prize to Collin Riggins '24 as the winner and Ethan Luk '24 for honorable mention.
Friday, May 6, 2022
Elizabeth Cohen interviewed for an article featured in Wired
Monday, Apr 18, 2022
Luara Ferracioli writes about what it means to belong to a country in the April 4 op-ed published in The Sydney Morning Herald.
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2022
UCHV announces newly appointed visitors and returning scholars for the upcoming academic year, 2022-2023.
Thursday, Mar 10, 2022
Gavin Sullivan, Visiting Fellow at the University Center for Human Values, is part of an international legal team that successfully removed a Yemeni man from the United Nations (UN) Security Council’s ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.
Thursday, Mar 10, 2022
On February 18, the American Philosophical Association (APA) announced Lara Buchak, Professor of Philosophy and UCHV Executive Committee member, as the inaugural recipient of the Alvin Plantinga Prize.
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2022
Sharing valuable insight on the crisis unfolding in Ukraine, Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, and the University Center for Human Values, was one of four expert panelists convened to discuss Russia's attacks on Ukraine.
Thursday, Feb 24, 2022
Founding director of UCHV, Amy Gutmann, becomes the first woman to serve as United States ambassador to Germany.
Thursday, Feb 17, 2022
by Emily Foster-Hanson
"Fairly Criticized, or Politicized? Conflicts in the Neuroscience of Sex Differences in the Human Brain"
Friday, Feb 11, 2022

Values and Public Life certificate students, Ethan Kahn and Natalia Zorrilla have each received invitations to be part of the 2022 cohort of Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI) at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA).

Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022

Unpacking the moral duties that Australian citizens have towards vulnerable members of society, Luara Ferracioli, Laurance S.

Sunday, Jan 16, 2022
Professor Juliet Hooker delivers the November 2021 James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics,"Democracy and the Problem of Political Loss."
Monday, Jan 10, 2022
Calling attention to the topic of environmental ethics, Ryan Darr, postdoctoral research associate in Philosophy and Religion in the Center for Human Values, wrote the January 9 Washington Post article, “’Red Wolves’ remains the best choice for the new name for the Washington Football Team.”
Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021

A guest essay written by Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics, Jan-Werner Mueller, discusses Joe Bi

Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021

Three faculty connected to UCHV have been named inaugural 2021-2022 Marc Sanders Foundation Media Fellows, part of the Foundation’s Philosophy in the Media Initiative.

Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Philosophy and Human Values Elizabeth Harman wrote the op-ed, “What Amy Coney Barrett doesn’t understand about abortion” published in the December 9 issue of The New York Daily News.

Friday, Dec 3, 2021

A commentary written by Jan-Werner Mueller, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics, was published in the November 30 edition of Project Syndicate

Monday, Nov 22, 2021

Confirming that philosophical instruction can influence students’ real- world behavior was a recent conclusion in a study co-investigated by Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values.

Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

The Einstein Lectures 2021 held at the University of Bern in October were given by Philip Pettit, Laurance S.

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021

Gavin Sullivan, visiting fellow at the University Center for Human Values, 2021-2022, and Reader in International Human Rights Law at Edinburgh Law School co-authored the op-ed, “Watchlisting the World: Digital Security Infrastructures, Informal Law, and the ‘Global War on Terror’” in Just Secur

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics and Director of the University Center for Human Values is featured in the October 21 Future Hindsight podcast episode, “The Social Contract-History of a Big Idea: Melissa Lane.”
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor in the University Center for Human Values delivered the Wilson H. Elkins Lecture at the University of Baltimore School of Law in early October.
Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

The work of Elizabeth Cohen, Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow (Spring 2022), and Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University, is featured in the September 30 edition of the Washington Post.

Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

The University Center for Human Values joins the wider university community in mourning the death, and celebrating the life, of Albert Raboteau, the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion, Emeritus.

Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021
Jan-Werner Mueller, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics, writes about the emerging authoritarian-populist art of governance in the September issue of The Guardian.
Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021

Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at the University Center for Human Values Victoria McGeer addressed an entirely online audience when she gave a keynote talk at the 28thConference of the European Society of Philosophy and Psychology.

Thursday, Sep 9, 2021
Peter Singer, Ira W. De Camp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, is the recipient of the 2021 Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture. He received this award for his “widely influential and intellectually rigorous work in reinvigorating utilitarianism as part of academic philosophy and as a force for change in the...
Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021

Following Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s recent visit to Hungary, where he praised Viktor Orbán as “someone the West could learn from,” The New Yorker turned to Laurance S.

Friday, Jul 30, 2021
Members of the incoming Class of 2025 have received a copy of “Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility” by Jennifer Morton, a book Morton says she worked on while serving as a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow in University Center for Human Values (2015–2016).
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021

This month the University Center for Human Values welcomes our newest joint faculty member, Emily Greenwood.  Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Classics and the University Center for Human Values, Greenwood comes to Princeton from Yale University where she was the John M.

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2021

Following the release of his latest book, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller was interviewed by The New Yorker’s Isaac Chotiner about his conception of populism and his take on threats to democracy today, and...

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2021

On Thursday, July 8th, The Democracy Institute of Central European University will host a book discussion on Jan-Werner Mueller’s new book "Democracy Rules."

Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021

Andrew Chignell, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Religion and the University Center for Human Values, and social psychologist Kitty O’Lone, currently a research fellow at the Woolf Institute (Cambridge), explore the concepts of hope and optimism with Dr.

Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021

Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of the University Center for Human Values Philip Pettit describes himself as a philosophical generalist as he answers five questions about himself (and more) posed by M.I.T.

Friday, Jun 11, 2021
After more than two decades as home to various UCHV faculty, staff, visiting fellows and distinguished teachers, postdocs, sponsored courses and precepts, weekly Human Values Forums and special events like the famed presidential debate viewing parties, the University Center for Human Values is leaving 5 Ivy Lane.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The University Center for Human Values is pleased to celebrate the outstanding achievements of three members of the Class of 2021 Values and Public Life (VPL) certificate program.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor in the University Center for Human Values, delivered the Julius Stone Address 2021earlier this month – and in person – at the University of Sydney Law School. The lecture was canceled last spring due to the pandemic.  

Friday, May 21, 2021

Amid the Biden Administration’s push for an infrastructure bill that expands the traditional concept of infrastructure, Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller writes in The Guardian that the Biden plan should go a step further and address the nation’s decaying ‘civic...

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Following the launch of his Journal of Controversial Ideas late last month, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values Peter Singer was the subject of The New Yorker Interview that week.

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