TSP brings social science to broader public visibility and influence.

The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by individual donors and publishing partner W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

TSP consists of in-house “TSP HQ” articles, blogs, and podcasts; our “Community Pages”; and content produced by our partners.

TSP HQ

Produced directly by TSP editorial team and our wonderful authors and contributors, all of this original work is freely available online.

New and exciting research from the journals, vetted and summarized by the TSP graduate editorial board.

Podcast conversations with top social scientists about their research and the social world.

TSP Features

Long-form articles meant to give a broad, social scientific view on an issue or topic without the usual academic jargon.

Sociology and sociologists in the news.

Offering up great research from across the social sciences that speaks to the big events of the day.

Highlighting great content from The Society Pages and beyond.

TSP Volumes

The best of TSP, published in topical volumes by W.W. Norton.

Community Pages

Lively and engaging social science blogs written by academics who share our passion for sharing the sociological imagination in an open, accessible manner.

Compelling and timely imagery that spans the breadth of sociological inquiry.

We live in a cyborg society. This blog chronicles our new, augmented reality.

Thinking through everyday lives with feminist sociological lenses.

Chris and Doug

Our team is made up of editors-in-chief Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen; associate editor, Letta Page; graduate editors Evan Stewart and Jacqui FrostJon Smajda, our web editor; and an accomplished (and all-volunteer!) student board.

Meet the Team

Our Partners

We get by with a little help from our friends.

TSP hosts contexts.org, the website for Contexts magazine, the public engagement journal of the American Sociological Society.

Based at Harvard University under the direction of Theda Skocpol, the Scholars Strategy Network writes short policy briefs and basic sheets on topics of public importance.

Over the past two decades, the Council on Contemporary Families has built an outstanding reputation as a go-to source for authoritative social research on family life.