Mark F. Bernstein


Mark writes regularly for the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW), but has contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines.  Many of the articles are still on-line.  Click on the links below to read some of them.

"The Family Business," (PAW, October 21, 2015)
"A Taste of Cuba," (PAW, October 7, 2015)
"Still Paying," (PAW, June 3, 2015)
"A Physicist in Hollywood," (PAW, April 1, 2015)
"Over the Hill in Silicon Valley?" (PAW, March 18, 2015)
"When the Call Came," (PAW, March 4, 2015)
"Not Black and White," (PAW, December 3, 2014)
"Evolution Gets An Assist," (PAW, October 22, 2014)
"The Marshal Plan," (PAW, July 9, 2014)
"In Our Heads," (PAW, April 23, 2014)
"Big Data? Big Brother? Big Questions," (PAW, January 8, 2014)
"Buddy Story," (PAW, November 13, 2013)
"A 'Prince of Polling,'" (PAW, October 23, 2013)
"Eisgruber Takes Charge," (PAW, October 9, 2013)
"Philadelphia Postcard: Lamefellas" (The New Republic, August 4, 1997)
"A Big Fat Target" (Wall Street Journal, August 28, 1997)
"Beyond the Melting Pot" (The Public Interest, Fall 1997)
"Racial Gerrymandering" (The Public Interest, Winter 1996)

"Sports Stadium Boondoggle" (The Public Interest, Summer 1998)
"Uncivil Society," (PAW, June 2, 2010)
"Temperatures Rising," (PAW, March 17, 2010)

"Can the University Meet Its Environmental Goals?" (PAW, February 3, 2010)

"The Great Debate" (PAW, January 13, 2010)

Interview with former NBA executive Steve Mills (PAW, October 28, 2009)

"Margaret Mead Meets Morgan Stanley." (PAW, September 23, 2009)

"Great Moments in Class Notes" (PAW, July 15, 2009)

"Keeping a Father's Diary" (PAW June 10, 2009)

"Young, Smart, and Job Hunting" (PAW, April 1, 2009)

"Hating Uncle Sam" (PAW, March 4, 2009)

"Princeton Preview" (PAW, January 28, 2009)

"Why Princeton Was Spared" (PAW, December 17, 2008)

"Great Tastes: Alumni Chefs Talk About Their Craft" (PAW, November 19, 2008)

"Rethinking Reagan" (PAW, October 22, 2008)

"Growing the Campus: How Princeton Preserves Its Lazy Beauty" (PAW, June 11, 2008)
"Life in the Literary Fast Lane" (PAW, June 11, 2008)
"Identity Politics" (PAW, April 2, 2008)

"American Football Blends Martial Fervor, Clockwork Precision" (U.S. State Department Web Site, March 2008)

"Princeton's Most Influential Alumni" (PAW, January 23, 2008)
"Albee on Albee" (PAW, January 23, 2008)
"An American Hero in Iran" (PAW, May 2, 2007)
Interview with former Secretary of State James A. Baker (PAW, April 18, 2007)

Interview with Classicist Robert Fagles (PAW, January 24, 2007)

"Woodrow Wilson at 100" Annual Report of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, January 2007
"Frank Stella's 1958" (PAW, November 8, 2006)
Interview with Composer Milton Babbitt (PAW, July 19, 2006)

Interview with Teach for America Founder Wendy Kopp (PAW, June 8, 2005)

"Woodrow Wilson Revisited" (PAW, April 19. 2006)

"A Tiger on the Court: Samuel Alito '72 at Princeton" (PAW, March 8, 2006)

"Put Me In, Coach: Time-Out?  Grounding?  Not for 'Parent-Coach' Julie King '82" (PAW, November 16, 2005)
"Mush!  For Debbie Moderow '77, There's No Place Like Nome" (PAW, September 14, 2005)
Interview with Revlon CEO Andrea Jung (PAW, February 23, 2005)

"Home After Iraq" (PAW, February 9, 2005)
"Teaching Ethics" (PAW, January 26, 2005)

Interview with former New York Times writer R.W. Apple (PAW, November 17, 2004)

Interview with Time Magazine Humorist Joel Stein (PAW, November 3, 2004)

"Rumsfeld's Princeton" (PAW, October 6, 2004)

"Going Back: The Class of 1929 Celebrates Its 75th" (PAW, July 7, 2004)

"Homers and Hoops" (PAW, April 6, 2004)

Interview with The Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel (PAW, February 11, 2004)

"The Nut in the Gallery: Obsessed with Politics, Robert Caro '57 Turns History into a Great Read" (PAW, November 20, 2002)

"Secret Agent" (Philadelphia Magazine, April 2002)
"Trading Places" (Philadelphia Magazine, December 2001)
"Harold Stassen" (Pennsylvania Gazette, May/June 2001)

"A Secret History" (Philadelphia Magazine, November 1998)
"Notes From Underground" (Philadelphia Magazine, November 1998)
"Heaven Rent" (Philadelphia Magazine, October 1998)
"But You Can't Call It Sport" (Pennsylvania Gazette, December 1997)
"The un-UN" (Philadelphia Magazine, December 1996)
"The Pride of Charleston" (American Spectator, May 1996)
"Oklahoma City: Ground Zero" (Commonweal, January 29, 1996)
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