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Current Fellows

The 2019-20 fellowship cohort is the 47th class of fellows! The class is comprised of 273 fellows sponsored by AAAS and partner societies. Of these, 33 will serve in Congress, and 240 in the executive branch among 19 agencies or departments.

Featured Fellow

Chris Yarosh

Chris is a biochemist who enjoys science outreach and communication. He is the immediate past Executive Producer of the STPF Sci on the Fly podcast and he’s looking for a great replacement! Here’s a recent podcast he produced. If you’d like to learn more about becoming a podcast producer, please email STPF Director of Communications Kat Song.

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are formed and managed by current and alumni fellows.  They provide fellows with a forum to meet and discuss issues related to areas of specific interest. Click here to see the full list of affinity groups and to learn how you can get involved.

Blog and News Posts

Latest Posts

Read about fellows' accomplishments at the intersection of policy and science, and get a heads up on STPF events and news.

Solving Global Policy Challenges: Five Lessons in Multilateral Negotiation

By Rebecca Webber Gaudiosi
Editor's note: A version of this blog was also published on the Everyday Matters blog of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Your community, business, or organization is facing a monumental policy

Tips for the First 90 Days of Your STPF Fellowship

By Mariangellys Rodriguez Pantoja
Along with the excitement of starting a new position, comes the anxiety of starting over and “proving yourself”. Whether a seasoned professional or a fresh graduate, we all wonder how to make the most
The “Beyond Electricity – Climate Change and the 75% problem” symposium.

Climate Change Responses Require an All-of-The-Above Strategy

Clean energy innovation needs to be accelerated and the suite of potential breakthrough technologies expanded to slow the pace of global warming, said Joseph Hezir during a presentation at the
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Hydrology Experience Flows into the Work of Policy Fellows

Hydrology Experience Flows into the Work of Policy Fellows Robyn Craig Tue, 07/16/2019 - 09:33 Published Date Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:32 Author Kathleen O'Neil Kirsten Neff takes to the water on the Rio
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Blog Feature: How to Transition into an STPF Fellowship

Blog Feature: How to Transition into an STPF Fellowship Robyn Craig Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:28 Published Date Tue, 07/16/2019 - 11:27 Author Robyn Craig Intern Recently on the fellow-run blog and podcast
Scientists agree that the most secure voting systems involve paper ballots. | Danny Howard/Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0

AAAS’ EPI Center Shares the Science of Election Security

In 2020, millions of Americans will cast votes in local, state, and federal elections. Voters no longer use outdated processes to cast ballots by pulling a mechanical lever or punching holes in a card

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