Anne Case, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Princeton University, Office of Communications, Nick Donnoli (2017)

Author and historian Andrew Yarrow *81 described painter Norman Rockwell’s turn from his early, rosy American subjects — like a famous depiction of Thanksgiving — and toward civil rights. — The Washington Post
Novelist and political commentator Walter Kirn ’83 said the divide between city people and country people is growing in America, and Kyle Rittenhouse’s case “became a proxy for the general contempt visited upon white folks in the middle of the country.” — The Wall Street Journal

Economics and public affairs professor emeritus Anne Case *83 *88 said her new research with husband and fellow professor Angus Deaton on “deaths of despair” delves into suicide and “the politics of despair.” Deaton said they’re also examining the recent news that America saw 100,000 opioid deaths in 12 months— Bloomberg | Quint
The New York Giants’ head coach fired offensive coordinator Jason Garrett ’89 after a 30-10 loss to Tampa Bay. — The Daily News

“I’m not a girl, no longer a young woman. I’m old enough to know that you can’t outrace grief, and there’s no finish line for sorrow, no ribbon you go crashing through that signals its endpoint. The only cure is time.”

— Author Jennifer Weiner ’91 on how bicycling has been a constant in her life and helped her cope with her mother’s death. — The New York Times

Former President Donald Trump said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley ’80 should be “tried for treason” for talking with a Chinese general to ease tensions over Jan. 6 and prevent war with China. — Business Insider
Cynthia L. Drakeman ’02 received an award from the International Alliance of Women for her work in global women’s economic empowerment. — Newswire
Katie Kitamura ’99’s novel Intimacies was named one of the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2021. — The New York Times
Time magazine named Ladee Hubbard ’93’s novel The Rib King one of its 100 Must-Read Books of 2021. — Time

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