Nov 22, 2021 • 1HR 10M

Is DEI Conquering Science? | Leif Rasmussen & Richard Hanania

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Discussions with CSPI scholars and leading thinkers in science, technology, and politics.
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This week’s guest is Leif Rasmussen, a PhD candidate in computer science at Northwestern University, and the author of the new CSPI report, “Increasing Politicization and Homogeneity in Scientific Funding: An Analysis of NSF Grants, 1990-2020.” He discusses the report and critiques of it, along with his experiences in academia, and the growing bias against non-conformists in intellectual life. A tweet thread summarizing the report can be found here.