Michael S. Evans

Religion. Science. Media. Politics.

About

I am a Neukom Fellow in the Neukom Institute at Dartmouth College, where I am affiliated with the Department of Film & Media Studies and the Department of Sociology. I received my PhD in sociology from the University of California, San Diego through the interdisciplinary Science Studies Program.

Research

I study the complex public intersections of science, religion, media and politics from humanistic and social scientific perspectives. I am especially interested in understanding why some public debates become contentious while others do not. I am also interested in finding new ways to study how the public sphere works.

Teaching

At UCSD I designed and taught courses in science, technology & society, American religion, and the sociology of American health care. At Dartmouth I am teaching Science and Religion in American Media (FILM46/SOCY49.13), which incorporates digital scholarship training using the Mediathread media analysis platform. I am also piloting a digital badging system for the course using the Credly toolkit.

Access

My Google Scholar profile provides a complete list of publications. Unfortunately, many of those links go to paywalled versions. The following papers are available in non-paywalled versions (author manuscript in minimal XHTML unless otherwise noted):

Contact

Email: Michael.Evans@Dartmouth.edu
Office: 203 Black Family Visual Arts Center, 22 Lebanon Street, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH 03755

Credits

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