Scientists Must Get Involved in Democracy Reform!

Element 5/Unsplash At its core, much of science is about understanding what is happening in the world. That is certainly true of the science of democracy, studying how the structures of democracy work. And American democracy is frail—and eroding under the weight of baseless attacks on the rights and ability of citizens to exercise their […]

What I Told Congress: Five Ways to Rebuild Scientific Capacity in Federal Agencies

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Last Wednesday, I testified before the US House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. And it was a productive hearing, not least because there was clear bipartisan agreement on the critical role that a strong scientific workforce for the federal government plays in […]