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Marcus Mann

Marcus Mann

Assistant Professor // Sociology

Assistant Professor // Cornerstone

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Room: STON 309


Phone: (765) 494-3510

Marcus Mann earned his Ph.D at Duke University and joined Purdue sociology faculty in 2019. His primary research interests are in the fields of political sociology, the sociology of knowledge, and social movements. He is currently working on projects examining politically conservative knowledge production and political disinformation. To examine these topics, he employs computational approaches including the collection and analysis of digital trace data, big data processing, and text analysis methods. His recent research has been published in The American Sociological Review, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Socius, and Social Problems. You can learn more about Dr. Mann's research and teaching interests at


 Politics; knowledge; social movements; culture; computational methods