Dr. Droegemeier goes to Washington? What could happen when a respected scientist joins Trump’s White House
—Jan 03, 2019 —
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Daniel Sarewitz, Arizona State University
(THE CONVERSATION) Leaders of the scientific community – most of whomare also Democrats – voicedrelief when the Trump administration nominated Kelvin Droegemeier to direct the White House Office of Science and Technology last August. Four months later, Droegemeier has been confirmed by the Senate, and he can finally step into a position that has been leaderless since Trump assumed office.