Civil Society

Social Media Fosters Distrust in Institutions. But We Can’t Live Without Them.

"...social media enables the same voices that (rightly) celebrate the downfall of corrupt institutions to wield significantly more power with even less accountability than their institutional predecessors." - TGC

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How Social Capital Helps Communities Weather the COVID-19 Storm

My recent research, with Cary Wu, explores whether differences in social capital across counties can help explain the differences in the severity of the pandemic. ... Although there are many definitions, social capital refers to the norms and relationships that facilitate coordination and resilience within a community." - The Public Discourse

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