From time to time I will be conducting interviews with a number of innovative social scientists, historians, and philosophers. The purpose of the interviews is to explore with these thinkers some new ideas about the direction that the social sciences ought to be taking. Interviews are posted on the UnderstandingSociety channel on YouTube and hosted in a streaming version, medium resolution, on the UnderstandingSociety site.

Charles Tilly, Columbia University. December 15, 2007. (youtube)

Tom Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania. January 9, 2008. (youtube)

Mayer Zald, University of Michigan. January 15, 2008. (youtube) (hi-res video)

David Featherman, University of Michigan. January 30, 2008. (youtube) (hi-res video)

V K Ramachandran, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, February 4, 2008 (youtube)

Sidney Tarrow, Cornell University. February 26, 2008. (youtube) (hi-res video)

Jerry Balmuth, Colgate University, February 29, 2008. (youtube)

Ahmad Rahman, University of Michigan-Dearborn, April 10, 2008. (youtube) (hi-res video)

Gloria House, University of Michigan-Dearborn, April 28, 2008. (youtube) (hi-res video)

Eliezer Jaffe, The Hebrew University, October 21, 2009 (youtube)

George Steinmetz, University of Michigan, December 1, 2009 (youtube) (hi-res video)

Doug McAdam, Stanford University, May 13, 2010 (youtube) (hi-res video)

Alford Young, University of Michigan, June 14, 2013 (youtube)

Erik Olin Wright, University of Wisconsin, September 1, 2017 (youtube)

Robert Sellers, University of Michigan, July 24, 2018 (youtube)

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Dan Little, University of Michigan, March 20, 2017 (youtube)