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New Statement Supports Academic Inquiry by Actors Both On and Off Campus

More than 90 organizations based in higher education, ranging from the American Council on Education and American Association of University Professors to the Yes We Must Coalition and EDUCAUSE, have signed a statement supporting “academic inquiry and debate” on American campuses.

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Alondra Nelson

Alondra Nelson Tabbed to Serve as Acting Head of OSTP

On Wednesday, President Joseph Biden handed sociologist Alondra Nelson interim leadership of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Nelson currently serves as OSTP’s deputy director for science and society

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MLK and His Impact on Social Science Scholarship

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth on January 15, 1929, we offer a selection of scholarship from the social science community that directly cites King’s message as a subject or the nexus of the paper.

6 months ago
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Learned Commentary on the Legacy of January 6 Attack

January 6 provided both a natural experiment for current research and a chance to see if past predictions might play out as expected. This collection of academic commentary on the attack should add ore light than heat to the discussion.

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