We meet the person behind the Steak Umm Twitter account, and learn how a commercial meat product used sociology to gain social media follows.
How much should the discipline value public scholarship? What to make of public scholarship on new media?
We ask discuss recent psych findings that might suggest why there’s a pressure to go partisan when doing public scholarship.
A discussion about Fabio Rojas’ contention that sociologists’ failure to prioritize public impact hinders their influence over policy.
We discuss whether social scientists do enough to communicate the limits of their knowledge in public debate.