RC11 - Science and Politics


Prof. Paul M.A. Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology

Center for Advanced Communications Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0765
United States


Yasmin Hilpert, Humboldt University Berlin

4615 N Park Avenue, #1608
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
United States

Board Members

Prof. John C. Bricout, Professor and Social Work Department Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA, john.bricout@utsa.edu 
Dr. Helaina Gaspard, IFSD, University of Ottawa, Canada, helaina.gaspard@ifsd.ca
Prof. Connie L. McNeely, George Mason University, USA, cmcneely@gmu.edu
Mr. Octávio Oliveira, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, octavioco98@gmail.com
Prof. Francesco Sandulli, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, sandulli@ccee.ucm.es


Recognised as research committee in 1975.


Explores the relationship between science and politics. It studies how public policies influence the conduct of science, methods, themes and its socio-economic impacts. It touches on how the discoveries change behaviors, issues and strategies of political actors.