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Sean Wilentz

Sean Wilentz is a professor of history at Princeton University.

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Stories by this Author

  • The Review

    We Are Critics of Nikole Hannah-Jones. Her Tenure Denial Is a Travesty.

    Political intervention in hiring will badly damage higher ed.
  • The Chronicle Review

    How Philistinism Wrecked ‘The New Republic’

    Without compulsively measuring profits, article lengths, or clicks, the magazine once brought fiercely independent, nuanced views to a broad audience.
  • The Chronicle Review

    Teaching W as History

    George W. Bush’s two terms should not be left to the consideration of political scientists and economists.
  • The Review

    Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

    A historian goes to the Grammys.
  • News

    Integrating Ethnicity Into American Studies

    When a colleague asked me some months ago about my plans for directing Princeton University’s American-studies program, I responded with an old civil-rights slogan:"Integration now.” “Watch out,” he replied in mock horror."Before long, people will be calling you a liberal.” His comment was a…