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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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Climate Change Work Comes in Nearly as Many Types as STPF Fellows

Climate Change Work Comes in Nearly as Many Types as STPF Fellows ksong Wed, 11/17/2021 - 15:48 Published Date Wed, 11/17/2021 - 15:47 Though few would venture to describe any discipline of science as
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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

PODCAST | Beyond Carbon Neutral: Samuel Goodman, Part 2

By Megan DeCesar
Dr. Samuel M. Goodman is the author of Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now, a book about how to reverse climate change. He is a chemical engineer by training who earned a

PODCAST | Beyond Carbon Neutral: Samuel Goodman, Part 1

By Megan DeCesar
Dr. Samuel M. Goodman is the author of Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now, a book about how to reverse climate change. He is a chemical engineer by training who earned a

Reaching Beyond the STPF Fellowship

By Caitlin Burgdorf and Nishal Mohan
Yes, current fellows, you can do other things outside of your primary fellowship assignment! The past year as an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow has been more rewarding than I’ve ever expected
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AAAS Member Spotlight: STPF Director Rashada Alexander

Installed in the office of the Director of the S&T Policy Fellowships for just a couple of months at the time of this writing, Rashada Alexander is well-acquainted with fellow life: she was a 2009-11 fellow at the National Institutes of Health. What is her vision for the future of the program?

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