Category: William Keylor

Why Paris? Why France? Why Cyberspace?

The Epoch Times William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies William R. Keylor, Ph.D., is professor of History and International Relations at Boston University, and a noted historian. He speaks of the past, the recent pain of Paris, and the new threats of cyber invasions… View full article featuring expert William […]

Woodrow Wilson expert: taking name off Princeton school ‘going too far’

NJ.com William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The topic of President Woodrow Wilson’s segregationist values and whether to do away with his name on Princeton University has become hotly – and nationally – debated over the past week… Expert quote: “This is what I see as a teachable moment… There are […]

How do you solve a problem like Woodrow Wilson?

MSNBC.com William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies For decades, former president Woodrow Wilson has been hailed for his internationalism and influence on American diplomacy, but an activist movement born on the campus of Princeton University, where he once also served as president, has thrust his ugly record on race […]

Should we scrub all memorials to Woodrow Wilson?

CNN.com. By William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies. “On the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration in 2013 I wrote an op-ed published in the Richmond Post-Dispatch reminding its readers of the retrograde racial views of our 28th president that few Americans were aware of (except for historians […]

Princeton will consider excising Woodrow Wilson’s name over racism charge

Al Jazeera America William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Princeton University will consider removing the name of former U.S. President and university president Woodrow Wilson from buildings and school programs under a deal signed with student demonstrators over what they say is his racist legacy… Expert quote: “We should recognize that […]

Why Princeton students want Ivy to dump Woodrow Wilson name, portraits

Christian Science Monitor William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Princeton University will consider expunging former United States President Woodrow Wilson’s name from facilities and school programs after signing a deal with student demonstrators who feel he has a racist legacy… View full article quoting expert William Keylor

History, Words, Race

Inside Higher Education William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Campus protests over racial issues continue to spread — and on Wednesday led to a revived debate at Princeton University over the legacy of Woodrow Wilson and the use of the word “master” to describe those who lead residential colleges… […]

Students want Woodrow Wilson’s name removed from Princeton

Associated Press William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Students staged a protest Wednesday inside the office of Princeton University’s president, demanding the school remove the name of former school president and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson from programs and buildings over what they said was his racist legacy… Expert quote: […]

Professor Voices – Paris terror attacks

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a series of coordinated attacks in several locations in Paris that have killed at least 128 people. French President Francois Hollande called the attacks on “Act of War.” William Keylor, a professor of international relations at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies, offers the following comment on the role of […]