November 18, 2009
Just Released: New Analysis of the Role of the Presidential Science Advisor
Breakthrough Senior Fellow Roger Pielke Jr. and co-editor Roberta Klein of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado released a new book documenting the role of the presidential science adviser as well as the reflections of previous advisors, including those who served under Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.
The two editors co-authored an essay critically analyzing what has become a controversial presidential position. The book also contains an introduction authored by Breakthrough Senior Fellow Dan Sarewitz.
You can read a brief overview of the book as well as preview the table of contents here.