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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

Billy Hall

Billy Hall, whose doctoral training in global and sociocultural studies led him to his fellowship placement at the Bureau of Food Security at USAID, is interested in issues related to land tenure. He hopes the fellowship will enable him to contribute to creating more opportunities for sustainability for small-scale growers and farmers around the world.

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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.

Surprising Results Upon Reexamining the Curious Jaw of the Moray Eel

By Devin Reese
A version of this blog was also published on Smithsonian Ocean In morphology there is no such thing as insignificant detail; each observation, no matter how trifling, may carry the germ of an

The Two Body Problem Doesn't Have One Answer

By Andrea Stathopoulos
I met my partner in graduate school, so we knew from the beginning of our relationship that we might not graduate at the same time, let alone find two jobs in the same location afterwards.

A New Focus on Climate: Interview with IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow Daniel Becerra

By Yan Zheng and Daniel Becerra
Daniel Becerra was a 2018-2019 Congressional fellow sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The fellowship program links science, technology and engineering
STPF Class of 2019-20

Scientists “Ask Not”

By Jennifer Pearl
This article was originally published on Medium at https://medium.com/@STPF/scientists-ask-not-1be97df04237 (September 25, 2019). It’s been almost 60 years since President John F. Kennedy called on
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Scientists “Ask Not”

Scientists “Ask Not” ksong Thu, 09/26/2019 - 15:25 Share Title Scientists “Ask Not” Published Date Thu, 09/26/2019 - 15:23 Author Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl Director Send a message It’s been almost 60
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For Newest STPF Fellows, Staying Nimble Can Lead to Unexpected Opportunities

For Newest STPF Fellows, Staying Nimble Can Lead to Unexpected Opportunities ksong Thu, 09/26/2019 - 16:40 Published Date Fri, 09/27/2019 - 16:39 Author Michelle Donahue When Dr. Margaret Hamburg left

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