Category: William Keylor

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 […]

Critics say Obama plan for Syria is ‘too little, too late’

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies President Obama’s decision to drop up to 50 commandos into war-torn Syria to aid in the fight against ISIS may be coming “too little, too late,” according to experts who questioned if the move is a first step toward something bigger […]

Editorial: Rewriting our history

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies In the days following the fall of the Soviet Union, statues of Stalin suddenly vanished as history was being rewritten — not acknowledged and accepted, but rewritten… Expert quote: “Wilson was a loyal son of the old South who regretted the […]

‘It was Hitler’s intention to invade us’

The News-Journal William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Fresh-faced teenagers have traditionally volunteered or been drafted to fight most U.S. wars, but World War II also called upon many older men with wives and children… Expert quote: “I think there are two important points about this war that distinguishes […]