Coburn Attempts to Defund NSF Polisci Program (Again)

by John Sides on March 13, 2013 · 4 comments

in Academia,Legislative Politics

Howard Silver, the Executive Director of the Consortium of Social Science Associations, writes to say that Senator Coburn, last seen here citing federally funded political science research, is likely to offer an amendment today to the Senate Appropriations package to defund political science at NSF again.  Silver asks that people call their Senators to oppose this amendment.

Here is a list of Senate office phone numbers and emails.

UPDATE: Here is Coburn’s letter to the head of the NSF.  He writes: