Russell K. Nieli

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December 29, 2015

On Woodrow Wilson: Princeton Students Hold Civil Debate

Russell K. Nieli

A recent campus event was an encouraging sign that respectful dialogue is still possible among Princeton students who disagree. 

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April 14, 2015

Global Warming: The Campus Non-Debate

Russell K. Nieli

Many lack a robust understanding of the environmentalism debate divorced from religious overtones and political appeal.

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June 6, 2013

Old-Fashioned Advice to Princeton Women

Russell K. Nieli

Russell Nieli argues that the backlash against Susan Patton's letter to the Daily Princetonian has misunderstood her common-sense counsel.

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February 15, 2011

Daniel Bell (1919-2011) - An Appreciation

Russell K. Nieli

Russell Nieli offers an appreciation of Daniel Bell, the sociologist who taught us that the modernist elevation of self-expression as a cultural ideal would erode the personal discipline on which ca...

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July 6, 2009

Selling Merit Down the River

Russell K. Nieli

NAS presents a major review essay on the third "River" book supporting racial preferences.

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February 13, 2009

Unworldly Diversity

Russell K. Nieli

A review of the book, The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies. This article appeared in the "Liberal Education and the Family" issue of Academ...

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October 4, 2004

The Changing Shape of the River: Affirmative Action and Recent Social Science Research

Russell K. Nieli

A report on recent social science research casting doubt on affirmative action.

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