Thomas Gieryn
Professor of Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington

Tom Gieryn is Rudy Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington. His latest book is Truth-Spots: How Places Make People Believe (University of Chicago Press; June 2018). 

Written by Thomas Gieryn

Essay/
Human rights and justice
Truth is also a place

Throughout history, people found truth at holy places. Now we build courts, labs and altars to be truth spots too

Thomas Gieryn