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Nyet! No Tax Dollars for your Project

Well, the reviews are in, and once again the Political Science Panel at the National Science Foundation has declined to fund our project on National Human Rights Institutions.  You can read last year’s rejection and proposal here, and the proposal … Continue reading

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Political Science N>>1, Anti-Poli-Sci Legislators 1

Steve Benen recently posted a piece titled “Coburn 1, Political Scientists 0.” It is catchy, but it is wrong. While US legislators do not attack federally funded social science annually, it is a recurring phenomenon in American political life (e.g., the 2007 … Continue reading

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A Look at NSF’s Political Science Review Process

US Congressman Jeff Flake’s recently approved amendment to bar the National Science Foundation from spending money on political science research has drawn considerable attention (e.g., here, here, here, and here).  One thing that occurs to me is that those of us … Continue reading

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