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Chris Frey with Senator Carper and Senator Capito

A path to Senate confirmation: STPF alum Chris Frey, head of EPA’s research office

Despite drawing criticism from Senate Republicans, Chris Frey won confirmation on May 25 with a vote of 51-43 to become assistant administrator of the Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the
Five fellows kick off the 2022 STPF Live Chat Series

Five fellows kick off the 2022 STPF Live Chat Series

Five fellows kick off the 2022 STPF Live Chat Series Katherine Yau Wed, 07/20/2022 - 16:55 Published Date Wed, 07/20/2022 - 16:53 On June 16, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)
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AAAS Statement on West Virginia v. EPA

“The Supreme Court’s decision to limit the EPA’s authority on greenhouse gas emissions could set an alarming precedent ⁠— well beyond just environmental impacts...” Read the AAAS Statement
AAAS 2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report: AAAS Impacts at the Intersection of Science and Society

Last year saw “science once again taking center stage as the world responded to societal and public health challenges.” The report also highlights achievements of the STPF program. Read the AAAS
Featured Fellows
Patrick
Gonzalez

Leaving behind the National Park Service, Patrick (1998-2000 fellow at USAID) is the Assistant Director for Climate and Biodiversity at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. "The fellowship provided me essential experience in applying science to meaningful action on climate change.” 

Julie
Martin

Julie (2012-13 fellow at NSF) has been named assistant vice president for talent and team development in the Enterprise for Research, Innovation and Knowledge’s Office of Knowledge Enterprise at Ohio State. She employs the science of team science to develop programs designed to enhance research networking and boost the formation of multidisciplinary teams prepared to address problems solvable only by convergent research.