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Current Fellows

The 2019-20 fellowship cohort is the 47th class of fellows! The class is comprised of 273 fellows sponsored by AAAS and partner societies. Of these, 33 will serve in Congress, and 240 in the executive branch among 19 agencies or departments.

Featured Fellow

Thomas Boddie

Biologist Thomas is a first-year fellow at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. In addition to his past research in parasitology, he is passionate about science communication, diversity in STEM and health equity and grateful that STPF provides an opportunity to pursue those interests. 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.

Finding Your Science Policy Path

By Stephanie (Steph) Guerra
By Steph Guerra The following is an excerpt of a blog post by STPF Executive Branch Fellow Steph Guerra, originally published at on September 22, 2020. “But, seriously, what even is

Reflecting on One Exceptional, Partly Virtual Year on Capitol Hill

By Sarah Rovito
This blog post was originally published on September 25, 2020 at InSight by IEEE: Serving as a 2019-2020 IEEE-USA Congressional

How a AAAS S&T Policy Fellow Adapts His Work in the Era of COVID-19

By Ilana Goldberg
STPF fellows are great at adapting their careers to suit their personal interests and whatever life has in store, such as a global pandemic. In this episode, fellow Vince Tedjasaputra talks about how

Pathways to Climate Justice – A Roadmap to Confront Race, Equity, and Justice for Addressing Climate Change

By Andrew Fang and Nicole Scharko
Authors: Andrew Fang-1, Nicole Scharko-1, Crystal Upperman-2 1 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow 2 Senior Scientist, Aclima The following summarizes a panel discussion addressing climate change
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Latest Issue of JSPG Released in Partnership with AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships

Latest Issue of JSPG Released in Partnership with AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships ksong Thu, 10/01/2020 - 21:58 Share Title Latest Issue of JSPG Released in Partnership with STPF Published Date Thu, 10/01
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Science Policy Fellows Kick Off 48th Year During Pandemic

Science Policy Fellows Kick Off 48th Year During Pandemic acohen Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:56 Though the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships are now in their 48th year, the recent confluence of

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