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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

Julia MacKenzie

Reporting to AAAS CEO Sudip Parikh, Julia (2011-13 fellow at the Department of State) was appointed Chief Program Officer in November. She provides leadership to a diverse array of programs including STPF! 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.

Tony Bartelme tests floodwaters for fecal contamination for his "Rising Waters" series in May

Competition or Collaboration: Tony Bartelme on News Deserts

As local news deserts expand, deep reporting about science and other complex topics also has dried up. Tony Bartelme, a 2018 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award winner, offers one way to fix that. In
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AAAS Statement on Science Appointments in the Biden Administration

AAAS Statement on Science Appointments in the Biden Administration “The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) applauds the announcement of senior science appointments by President
recovery support

AAAS CEO Advocates for Recovery Support for Research Community

The American Association for the Advancement of Science presented recommendations to the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee on ways to support the research community – including early
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry is among the eight institutions joining the newest cohort of AAAS' Science for Seminaries

New Cohort of Seminaries to Incorporate Science into Coursework

Eight seminaries across the country will incorporate science into their coursework and campus life as participants in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science for Seminaries
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AAAS Statement: Final EPA ‘Transparency’ Rule

“The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), along with the vast majority of scientific, higher education, medical and public health communities, strongly opposes the final rule
Ryan Guglietta

Neuroscientist Ryan Guglietta Looks to the Stars, Future of Space Diplomacy

Ryan Guglietta’s research has taken him from the nooks and crannies of the human brain to the vast emptiness of space, a realm that has admittedly little to do with his training as a neuroscientist

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