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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 | How to make friends, platonic love, and the science of attachment with Marisa Franco

By Stephanie Gage
According to a survey of 2000 adults, the average American hasn’t made a new friend in the last five years, and yet, 45% of people would go out of their way to make a new friend if they knew how. STPF

Nov-Dec 2022 | Fellowship Focus

Fellowship turns 50; STPF to activate large alumni network
Collage of five STPF classes.

STPF@50: Bringing science to policy for half a century

The idea that public policymaking is made better and complete with a consideration for scientific evidence was still new and not uniformly embraced back when the AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship program launched 50 years ago. Since then, STPF has made great strides in a realm now widely known as science policy.
A new chapter: In its 50th year, STPF will activate large network of alumni

A new chapter: In its 50th year, STPF will activate large network of alumni

A new chapter: In its 50th year, STPF will activate large network of alumni Katherine Yau Wed, 11/23/2022 - 10:47 Published Date Wed, 11/23/2022 - 10:47 With 4,000+ alumni and half a century of
STPF@50: Partner societies bring science to policy for half a century

STPF@50: Partner societies bring science to policy for half a century

STPF@50: Partner societies bring science to policy for half a century Katherine Yau Tue, 11/22/2022 - 15:57 Subtitle A retrospective look at the start and growth of a national effort to bring more

PODCAST | Putting the “A” in “STEAM”

By Reshmina William
What role can the arts play in shaping scientific expression? How can scientists and artists better work together to share their insights with the general public? We sat down with Smitha Vishveshwara

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