Connecting journalists, policymakers, and civic leaders with America’s top researchers to improve policy and strengthen democracy.
Research for Democracy
About the Scholars Strategy Network
Who We Are
The Scholars Strategy Network is an organization of university-based scholars who are committed to using research to improve policy and strengthen democracy.
What We Do
Across the states, the Scholars Strategy Network is working to advance the use of research wherever policy decisions are made – from city halls to state legislatures to Washington.
What We Stand For
The Scholars Strategy Network is dedicated to building a nationwide culture where research regularly informs policy at every level of government.
In 2011, the Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) was created to channel the expertise of America’s top scholars to help solve the nation’s toughest policy problems.
Want to improve policy and strengthen democracy?
The Scholars Strategy Network looks forward to working with you to achieve these goals.
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