Chapter 19 references: Persuade administrators, donors, and legislators
- Baron, Nancy, Escape from the Ivory Tower: A Guide to Making Your Science Matter, Island Press, 2010.
- Chittenden, David; Farmelo, Graham, and Lewenstein, Bruce V. (eds), Creating Connections, Museums and the Public Understanding of Current Research, AltaMira Press, 2004
- Mervis, Jeffrey, “Explaining Science to Power: Make It Simple, Make It Pay,” Science, Vol. 314, No. 5803, November 24, 2006.
- Murray, David, Schwartz, Joel, and Lichter, Robert S., It Ain't Necessarily So: How the Media Remake Our Picture of Reality, Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001
- Science Friday, “Help Us Weight Galaxies!” April 27, 2018.
- Science Friday, “What Makes the Solar System Like a Crime Scene?” August 19, 2016,
- Science Friday, “It Was Totally Planet Nine,” January 22, 2016.
- Baskin, Paul, "Often Distant fom Policy Making, Scientists try to Find a Public Voice," Chronicle of Higher Educaton, May 28, 2009 (Subscription required)
- Pain, Elisabeth, "Feeding Your Research into the Policy Debate," Science Careers, July 30, 2010
- SciDev.net, How do I brief policymakers on science-related issues?
- Stem Cells Explained, University of Michigan online tutorial
- Sykes, Kathy, "Scientists should engage in policy, but it's a balancing act," The Conversation, September 29, 2013
- The Psychology of Climate Change Communication, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, 2015
- Wulf, William and Jones, Anita, "A Call to Serve," Science November 14, 2008 (subscription required)
Scientific society and governmental legislative affairs units and education resources
General research advocacy groups
Issue advocacy groups
Federal science policy offices & committees & contact information