A More Social Science

Daniel Sarewitz wants researchers to serve society better by looking for beneficial results

Daniel R. Sarewitz did not set out to become one of the most provocative voices in the country on the question of how academic scientists pursue their research.

He came from their ranks, after all. While earning a doctorate in geology from Cornell University, he traveled to remote parts of the globe for fieldwork. But he had a growing sense that his work was missing something