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Paul E. Starr

Stuart Professor of Communications and Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs


Paul is the co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect. At Princeton he holds the Stuart Chair in Communications and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School. He received the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and Bancroft Prize in American History for The Social Transformation of American Medicine and the 2005 Goldsmith Book Prize for The Creation of the Media. His most recent book Freedom’s Power, on the history and promise of liberalism, is now out in paperback.

Paul can be reached at starr@princeton.edu, 124 Wallace Hall, 609-258-4533.