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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

Kate Stoll

In a virtual fireside chat with STPF Director Rashada Alexander, Kate (2011-13 fellow at NSF; 2013-14 fellow in the House of Representatives) spoke about the value of coming back to AAAS in various volunteer capacities and the impact it had on her career.  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.

PODCAST | Science Helps Us… Bring Nations Together

By Reshmina William
In the third episode in our “Science Helps Us…” series, we explore how hydrologic science can help bring people to the negotiation table. Water is a resource that defies political boundaries –

PODCAST | Science Helps Us… Imagine the Future

By Reshmina William
In the second episode in our “Science Helps Us…” series, we explore the ways that science shapes the ways we tell stories – and how science helps make those stories a reality. Our guests, Brian
Quote from a fellow in June's Live Chat.

Future policy fellows chat with current ones

There’s no better way to understand what it’s like to be an STPF fellow than to talk to an STPF fellow. For prospective applicants, STPF holds a series of live chats featuring current and alumni fellows who share their experiences.

Five Takeaways from Hosting a Webinar on Geothermal Technologies

By Sudeep Kanungo
When an opportunity arose to moderate the quarterly webinar for the Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), I took it up enthusiastically. Since joining the office as a AAAS S&T

Jul-Aug 2023 | Fellowship Focus

Dr. Fauci, STEM DEI, Comic Con...

STPF at Comic Cons: Bridging the gap between science and fiction

By Heather Masson-Forsythe and Carlo Quintanilla
Do androids dream of electric sheep? When it comes to STEM enterprises, are mega-billionaires more Tony Stark or Lex Luthor? Are genetically engineered humans an inevitability? These are just some of

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