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Adam Kissel
Adam Kissel
Vice President of Programs, FIRE
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      Adam Kissel

      Adam Kissel is vice president of programs at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).

Skeptical scientist who challenged environmental regulation sues UCLA

“Politicization of Science in the Public Sphere,” a study published this year in the prestigious American Sociological Review, showed that Americans’ trust in science has been on the decline for at least 35 years, mainly because of the decrease in conservatives’ trust in science. But there is good reason for trust in universities such as the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to be quickly eroding. After 35 years at UCLA, whistleblower and epidemiologist Dr. James E. Enstrom has had to resort to suing UCLA in order to keep his job.