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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

Utibe Bickham-Wright

At the 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting, participants in a panel led by fellow Utibe Bickham-Wright (2020-22 fellow at the National Science Foundation) discussed how effective mentoring can influence a student's decision to pursue a career in STEM. Read more about this and other panels featuring current and alumni fellows here.

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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New chat series convenes STPF alumni fellows in up-close conversation

New chat series convenes STPF alumni fellows in up-close conversation Katherine Yau Tue, 05/17/2022 - 11:57 Published Date Tue, 05/17/2022 - 11:55 To catalyze new connections and collaboration among
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Make 2022 Your Year: How to Prepare for an STPF Fellowship

Make 2022 Your Year: How to Prepare for an STPF Fellowship Katherine Yau Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:42 Published Date Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:28 Each year, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF
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Scientists cultivate socially informed climate resilience efforts

Scientists cultivate socially informed climate resilience efforts Katherine Yau Tue, 05/17/2022 - 11:34 A broad group of STPF alumni are contributing their social science expertise to an upcoming
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2022 Chat Series: Live Chats with AAAS S&T Policy Fellows

2022 Chat Series: Live Chats with AAAS S&T Policy Fellows Katherine Yau Wed, 05/11/2022 - 14:04 Published Date Wed, 05/11/2022 - 14:04 APPLY Chat Archives The AAAS Science & Technology Policy

PODCAST | Black Holes in Fact and Fiction Featuring Dr. Joe Pesce

By Chris Parsons
This episode's guest, Joe Pesce, is the Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Dr. Pesce is an astrophysicist with 30 years of experience and an

How to Use Art to Spark STEAM Conversations

By Bradley Lusk, Ryan Avery and Katelynn Milora
“Most people can understand stuff if it's explained in a way that… promotes their understanding… by directly engaging [them in] conversation with scientists [through art in a manner that eliminates

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