Public Opinion

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 →

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