Category: William Keylor

Monmouth U: Woodrow Wilson Hall won’t be renamed

Asbury Park Press William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Woodrow Wilson’s name will remain on one of Monmouth University’s most prominent buildings, the university announced Friday… Expert quote: “Born in Virginia and raised in Georgia and South Carolina, Wilson was a loyal son of the old South who regretted […]

Great Britain’s move could trigger ‘Frexit’ and more upheaval

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The potential for a so-called “Frexit” could loom following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, which is emboldening some far-right French pols to push for the 
country’s own break from the 
embattled EU… Expert quote: “If France were […]

How Prez Donald Trump could shake up the world

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies A President Donald Trump could become the nation’s disruptor-in-chief in a manner not seen since FDR, displaying a new swagger that could reset tense relations with China, Russia and the Middle East, while rebuilding the military and avoiding the tedious and […]

Removing a racist legacy at Monmouth University?

Asbury Park Press William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies It’s a time of reckoning for Woodrow Wilson at Monmouth University… Expert quote: “Born in Virginia and raised in Georgia and South Carolina, Wilson was a loyal son of the old South who regretted the outcome of the Civil War.” View […]

Princeton to keep Woodrow Wilson name despite protests

Newsweek William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Woodrow Wilson will remain the namesake of Princeton University’s school of public and international affairs and his name will continue to appear in other places on campus, the university said on Monday… Expert quote: “I thought it was the right decision.” View […]

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 […]