We Cannot Just Moderate Extremism Away

This post first appeared on Items. In the wake of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, the role of social media in propagating extremism was once again under scrutiny. However, as Deana Rohlinger’s research demonstrates, stronger moderation policies alone would fail to account for the many ways that users express political beliefs through…

Meet a Social Scientist: Dr. Singh from Sociology

What is your name?Dr. Sourabh Singh. What kind of work do you do in the College?I am an assistant professor in the Sociology Department. I teach, do research and engage in service in the department, profession and community. Why did you decide to become an academic? I decided to become an academic because I have always…