David Pontoppidan was an IHS Summer Fellow with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in 2009. He is finishing a master's degree in sociology at the University of Copenhagen in his home country of Denmark, and has been a graduate exchange student at Yale University. He has previous experience in writing about natural science, having worked on biofuels as a lobbyist stagière for the Danish Dairy Bureau in Brussels, and as a spokesperson on a CO2 reduction campaign for the Danish Ministry of Environmental Affairs. He will be applying for a Ph.D. after completing his degree.

By David Pontoppidan

Under the Weather?

MichiganScience is a Mackinac Center quarterly magazine that helps meet the need for accurate and accessible information about the increasingly complex scientific issues confronting voters and lawmakers. The magazine reflects the idea that even the most technical scientific policy issues can be discussed with lively prose and compelling visuals. … more

Family Discovers 10,000-Year-Old Mastodon Bones in Backyard

MichiganScience is a Mackinac Center quarterly magazine that helps meet the need for accurate and accessible information about the increasingly complex scientific issues confronting voters and lawmakers. The magazine reflects the idea that even the most technical scientific policy issues can be discussed with lively prose and compelling visuals. … more