News and Announcements

LAPA Acting Director Paul Frymer wins book award from APSA - September 19, 2009

LAPA Acting Director and Associate Professor of Politics Paul Frymer has received the best book award from the American Political Science Association's Section on Race, Ethnicity and Politics for his book Black and Blue: African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of the Democratic Party.

LAPA Announces 2009-2010 Fellows - February 24, 2009

The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University is pleased to announce its fellows for the 2009-2010 academic year.   Each year, LAPA hosts a select group of fellows drawn from the academy, legal practice, and government or policymaking institutions.  In addition to pursuing unique research projects, they share their experience and expertise with students and faculty in both formal and informal settings.

The fellows were selected in a competitive process from among 120 applicants.  "We are delighted LAPA is developing a reputation that at

LAPA accorded official observer status at United Nations Conference on Human Rights - December 13, 2008

The United Nations Human Rights Council's independent expert on minority issues invited LAPA to participate in the first annual forum on minority issues designed to provide a platform for promoting dialogue and cooperation on issues pertaining to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.  Held in Geneva on December 14-15, 2008, the UN accredited LAPA's Associate Director Leslie Gerwin as an expert observer to this year's conference on minorities' access to education.  Gerwin, who served as Executive Dir