Sarah Sobieraj, professor of sociology at Tufts University School of Arts & Sciences. Contact Kalimah Knight: 617-627-4703, kalimah.knight@tufts.edu, or Patrick Collins: 617-627-4173, patrick.collins@tufts.edu. Sobieraj specializes in mass media, political sociology, and social political movements. She can speak directly to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s “straight talk” appeal and political protest movements. Sorbieraj co-authored the book “The Outrage Industry: Political Opinion Media and the New Incivility” (Oxford University Press).

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