Craig Calhoun speaking at ICSU/ISSC

Craig Calhoun is a University Professor of Social Sciences. He holds joint appointments in the School of Politics and Global Studies, the School of Public Affairs, the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, the School of Sustainability, the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, and Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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The Green New Deal Conference

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Projects

This is an exploration of efforts to deepen and extend democracy, of periodic (including current) degenerations of democracy, of shifts in the social foundations for democracy. It focuses primarily on the US, Britain, and France but in less detail on a range of global cases.

This projects explores the history, transformations, and potential challenges to what it means to be human. Challenges range from technological innovation (such as AI and genetic engineering), through cultural innovation (such as the rethinking of gender), and global diversity. I am particularly...

The development of material infrastructures has profoundly shaped the nature of modern society, yet it is poorly grasped in social theory. From transport, communications, and energy to water and waste management, to surveillance and data systems, infrastructure literally makes modern society...