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Rush Holt Answers “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Rush Holt, CEO Emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, who writes about how social science creates systems for understanding the world around us. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 23 (November 26), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

NC State Psychologists Answer “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Jeni L. Burnette, & Sarah L. Desmarais psychologists at North Carolina State University, who write about how messaging public health epidemics like addiction and obesity as “diseases” can change how people feel about these conditions and affect whether people seek to get treatment. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 21 (October 29), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

Adam Seth Levine of Researh4impact Answers “Why Social Science?”

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The latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Adam Seth Levine, Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University and President of research4impact, who writes about how research4impact connects social scientists with community leaders to enhance the effectiveness of their organizations. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 19 (October 1), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

Arthur Lupia Answers “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Arthur Lupia, Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences at the National Science Foundation, who writes about the breadth of impacts the social sciences have on our lives. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 17 (September 3), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

AAPSS Answers “Why Social Science?

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Tom Kecskemethy, Executive Director of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS), who writes about how social science can guide us toward practical solutions to social problems. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 16 (August 6), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

Communication Researchers Answer “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from communication researchers Leanne Knobloch of the University of Illinois and Steven R. Wilson of the University of South Florida, who write about how social science has helped us better meet the needs of U.S. servicemen and women. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 13 (June 25), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

Development Scholar Joseph Assan Answers “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Joseph Assan, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy of Sustainable Development at Brandeis University, who writes about how insights from the social sciences can help to address sub-Saharan Africa’s youth unemployment crisis. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 9 (April 30), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

Congressman Paul Tonko Answers “Why Social Science?”

The latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Congressman Paul Tonko, of New York’s 20th Congressional District, who writes about the role social science can play in helping to address climate change. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 7 (April 2), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

Anthropologist Lee Hoffer Answers “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Lee Hoffer, Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, who writes about how participatory research involving people suffering from substance use disorders can give us new perspectives on addiction. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 5 (March 5), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

The Research-to-Policy Collaboration Answers “Why Social Science?”

why-social-scienceThe latest Why Social Science? guest post comes from Taylor Scott and Max Crowley of the Research-to-Policy Collaboration (RPC), who write about how the RPC is connecting social scientists and government officials to enhance the use of research in policymaking. Read it here and subscribe.

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Posted in Issue 3 (February 5), Update, Volume 38 (2019)

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