Mobilizing social science for the public good.
The Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit, mobilizes necessary knowledge for the public good by supporting scholars worldwide, generating new research across disciplines, and linking researchers with policymakers and citizens.
Social Media and Democracy Research Grants recipients R. Kelly Garrett and Robert Bond, of the Ohio State research team, publish new piece in NiemanLab: “Maybe you know that article is satire, but a lot of people can’t tell the difference”.
Dr. Tanushree Mitra interviewed in Items for the Six Questions series. Dr. Mitra is the principal investigator of the Virginia Tech research team whose “Characterizing Mainstream and Nonmainstream Online News Sources in Social Media” project is supported by the Social Media and Democracy Research Grants program.
Seventy junior scholars awarded International Dissertation Research Fellowships. The 2019 cohort is indicative of the wide range of research projects, academic disciplines, and regional diversity that characterize the SSRC.
Dr. R. Kelly Garrett interviewed in Items for the Six Questions series. Dr. Garrett is the principal investigator of the Ohio State University research team whose “Understanding Problematic Sharing Behavior on Facebook” project is supported by the Social Media and Democracy Research Grants program.
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LISTEN | SSRC president Alondra Nelson speaks with prominent economists Sandy Darity and Darrick Hamilton about reparations, and discusses the timely debate on racial and economic inequality with the New Yorker’s Joshua Rothman in a special segment of the New Yorker Radio Hour.