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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

Odiney Álvarez-Campos

Odiney is a soil and water scientist serving at the Agency for International Development. Watch her video and hear her reflect on her new responsibilities and what she hopes to gain from the fellowship year. Watch the video

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.

Reporting Tricks and Communication Tips for Scientists in Government

By Sarah Loftus
This summer I had the exciting opportunity to write environmental science stories for a newspaper as a AAAS Mass Media Fellow. The Mass Media Fellowship pairs early career scientists with newspapers

A Message from the new Executive Editor for the Sci on the Fly Blog

By Vincent Tedjasaputra
Write it down. Write it all down. That’s one great piece of advice my mentor gave on the first day of my fellowship, and it’s allowed me to chronicle my accomplishments and failures (or,

Using Microbe Art to Engage with Science

By Elizabeth Hoffman
One December day while sitting at my computer, I came across an image that stopped me in my tracks: in front of me was a picture of a Christmas tree. This wasn’t your average festive fir, though – it
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STPF Overseas Fellowship: A Deep Dive with International Policy Impact

STPF Overseas Fellowship: A Deep Dive with International Policy Impact ksong Tue, 01/26/2021 - 14:48 For STPF alumni, the two-year placement with USAID missions abroad deepens experience and
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Harvard Reports: Congress’s Need for S&T Expertise

Harvard Reports: Congress’s Need for S&T Expertise ksong Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:37 Published Date Mon, 01/25/2021 - 15:31 A November 2020 Harvard University report, “Building a 21st Century Congress
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Science Policy-themed Cocktails & Mocktails from the S&T Policy Fellowships

Science Policy-themed Cocktails & Mocktails from the S&T Policy Fellowships ksong Thu, 01/07/2021 - 18:07 Share Title Science Policy-themed Cocktails & Mocktails from the S&T Policy Fellowships

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