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.

Corporations play a distinctive and powerful role in contemporary large-scale social and economic organization. Yet they are poorly understood as social forms, poorly grasped by economics, and poorly appreciated in political theory. This project combines inquiry into the history of the corporation...

Higher education institutions have been transformed in recent decades by increased scale, hierarchy, and globalization. Both their funding and their internal structures have changed. So have their relations to other ‘knowledge institutions’ and to society more generally. This project asks what...