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Political Polarization

News coverage after the 9/11 attacks: Reason and deliberative democracy put to the test

* I wrote the following essay in the weeks following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, drawing on insights gained during the first year of graduate school. I published a version of the essay at the Cornell Daily Sun and… Continue Reading →

Science and tech in an age of anxiety: Analyzing public attitudes across 54 countries

July 9, 2019–From scientific meetings to corporate board rooms, civil society leaders express deep concern about a loss of public faith in technological innovation and the scientific enterprise. Rising tensions over issues such as automation, gene editing, and the transition… Continue Reading →

Climate change tribalism won’t get us anywhere

May 7, 2019–Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma may be best known today for its picturesque lakes and trails, but for three weeks in 1954, the park was also the setting for one of the most famous experiments in social… Continue Reading →

Climate philanthropy and the four billion (dollars, that is)

Jan 15, 2019– At the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, thousands of delegates representing local governments, businesses, philanthropies, and nonprofits gathered to send a message to the world. With Washington, DC, and other national capitals paralyzed by… Continue Reading →

Media advocacy and communication research: Syllabus and readings

Jan 8, 2019–In this course, you will learn about the major areas of research and debates related to  advocacy, communication, and social change. You will connect scholarly work to insights from leading strategists and journalists, and to contemporary trends and… Continue Reading →

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