Putting Social Science to Work for Society – Nov. 20 Issues Magazine Fall Launch Event

Social science research—spanning disciplines such as economics, anthropology, political science, and psychology—studies human behavior and society. How can this research be effectively applied to discover solutions to some of society’s most complex and formidable problems? And what role can universities play in transforming the social sciences into drivers of societal improvement?

Kenneth Prewitt, professor, Columbia University, and former director, U.S. Census Bureau, will explore these questions as he discusses his recent Issues in Science and Technology article, “Retrofitting Social Science for the Practical & Moral,” at this launch event for the Fall 2019 Issues. Prewitt will be joined in the discussion by:

Lunch will be served. Issues in Science and Technology is a quarterly journal published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and Arizona State University. The magazine is a forum for discussion of public policy related to science, engineering, and medicine.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST
ASU Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center
1800 I St NW, 8th floor
Washington, D.C.
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