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Current Fellows

The 2020-21 fellowship cohort is the 48th class of fellows! The class is comprised of 284 fellows sponsored by AAAS and partner societies. Of these, 30 serve in Congress, one at the Federal Judicial Center, and 253 in the executive branch among 17 agencies or departments.

Featured Fellow

Megan Frisk

At the National Security Council, a sizeable group of alumni work to keep the lines of information running smoothly for the President, Cabinet members and others responsible for maintaining the nation's security and readiness. 2016-18 STPF fellow Megan Frisk is one of them. Read More

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.

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STPF Guide to the 2022 Annual Meeting

STPF Guide to the 2022 Annual Meeting Katherine Yau Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:13 Published Date Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:12 Updated Date Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:15 The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

PODCAST | Science Communication and One Health

By Leslie Brooks
Sci on the Fly's guest for this episode is STPF alum fellow Deborah Thomson. Dr. Thomson is a veterinarian and “One Health” advocate who has served as a Science Policy Advisor in the United States

A Breath of Fresh Air

By Leslie Brooks
Craving a way to navigate out of the oppressive feeling of being stuck in my career, I applied to the perfect opportunity: the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship. After a lengthy application

PODCAST | Whale Conservation and the International Whaling Commission

By Chris Parsons
Secretary of the International Whaling Commission, Dr. Rebecca lent spoke with Sci on the Fly about the history and evolution of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) – one of the oldest

Nov-Dec 2021 | Fellowship Focus

How Diversity Improves S&T; Battling climate change
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STPF Alum Tell Director What’s on Their Minds

STPF Alum Tell Director What’s on Their Minds ksong Wed, 11/17/2021 - 15:54 Published Date Thu, 11/18/2021 - 15:54 Well over a hundred alumni fellows of the AAAS Science & Technology Policy

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