Testimonials by Fellowship Area: Diplomacy, Security & Development

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See below to learn more about the experiences of fellows placed at the Agency of International Development, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health and Foreign Agriculture Service of the Department of Agriculture.


 

Terry Adirim
2006-2007 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the Office of Health Affairs

Ben Brodsky
2008-10 AAAS Fellow at the Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction

Olga Cabello
2007-2009 Fellow at the State Department, Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State

Karen Carney
2005-2007 Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development

Julie Chalfin
2006-2007 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of African Affairs in the Office of Regional and Security Affairs
2005-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Early Warning and Prevention Division

Sharri Clark
2008-2009 Fellow at the Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism

Michelle Colby
2003-2004 Fellow at the Executive Office of the President in the Office of Science and Technology Policy

Frances Colón
2006-08 AAAS Fellow at the State Department, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Policy Coordination and Initiatives

Kelley Cormier
2008-2009 Fellow at the Agency for International Development, Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade, Office of Education, Higher Education and Workforce Team

Susan Cumberledge
2004-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Collaborated with other fellows in the Collaborative Biological Research Program and the Iraqi Virtual Science Library

Greg Davis
2005-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Program Analysis & Evaluation, Office of Resource Analysis

Alex Deghan
2004-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Regional Affairs.
Collaborated with other fellows in the Collaborative Biological Research Program and the Iraqi Virtual Science Library

Allegra da Silva
2009-2011 Fellow at U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Food Security, Agriculture Research and Technology Office

Lisa Dixon
2005-2007 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Program Analysis & Evaluation

Darrell W. Donahue
2007-2008 Fellow at the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs

Fernando Echavarria
1997-1999 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State
Collaborated with a former fellow to convene the GIS & Middle East Urban Development Conference

Jessica Eisner
2008-09 AAAS Fellow, State Department, Office of UNESCO Affairs

Ivy Estabrooke
2006-2008 Fellow at the Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research-Global

Erin Fitzgerald
2009-2011 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD(R&E)), Basic Science Office
Colloborated with other fellows on the Federal Innovation & Research Evaluation Affinity Group and Symposium

Joan Fuller
1997-1999 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Office of the Air Force Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Science, Technology & Engineering

Marsha Goldberg
2004-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State
Collaborated with a former fellow to convene the GIS & Middle East Urban Development Conference

Jerry Gilfoyle
1999-2000 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Advanced Systems and Concepts Office

Audrey Glynn
2008-2009 Fellow at the Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research-Global

Jay Graham
2008-2009 Fellow at the Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition, Maternal and Child Health Division

Justin Grubich
2006-2008 AAAS Fellow at the State Department in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

Christy Johnson
2000-02 Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
1999-2000 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (D-CT)

Eric Landree
2000-2002 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology

Teresa Leonardo
2007-2009 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade, Office of Environment and Science Policy

Jennifer “Vern” Long
2006-2007 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Foreign Agricultural Service, Office of Scientific and Technical Affairs

Judith Lytle
2007-2009 Fellow at the Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research, Warfighter Performance S&T Department, Biomedical & Biological Division

Katherine Kahn
2004-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Foreign Agricultural Service

Ranjiv Khush
2004-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of the Science and Technology Advisor
Collaborated with another fellow to start The Aquaya Institute

Tracy McCracken
2006-08 Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Agriculture and Office of Global Health

Ryan MacFarlane
2008-2009 Fellow at the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs, Office of International Affairs

Christophe L. McCray
2005-07 AAAS Fellow at the Department of Defense in the Office of Naval Research, Expeditionary Warfare Operations Technology Divisi

Patricia McDaniel
2008-2010 Fellow at the Department of Defense, Combating Terrorism Technology Support Office, Technical Support Working Group

Fredrika Moser
1999-2001 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of Ocean Affairs

Sharon P. Murray
1999-2001 Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the Bureau of Global Programs

Federico San Martini
2008-2009 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Environmental Policy

Irving Lachow
1998-1999 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology

DJ Patil
2004-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Collaborated with other fellows in the Collaborative Biological Research Program and the Iraqi Virtual Science Library

Benjamin Perman
2004-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Collaborated with other fellows in the Collaborative Biological Research Program

Cindy Quezada
2009-2011 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State

Sandra Scham
2008-10 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the Asia and Middle East Bureau, Asia Strategy and Planning Office

Matthew Schmolesky
2004-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of International Religious Freedom, Office of the Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary

Rod Schoonover
2009-2011 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Office of the Geographer and Global Issues

Priya Shete
2010-2011 Fell at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance Technical Assistance Group

Xiomara Sinesterra
2007-2009 Fellow at the Agency for International Development, Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade, Office of Environment and Science Policy, International Research and Biotechnology Team

Allison Smith
2004-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the Science and Technology Directorate, Office of Threat Vulnerability, Testing, and Analysis

Patrick Smith
2004-2006 Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade, Office of Natural Resources Management

Pablo Valdez
2003-2004 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of Global Change

Cheryl Wojciechowski
2006-2008 Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture, and Trade

Kwabena Yiadom
2004-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense, International Technology Programs Office

Winston Yu
2003-2005 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Office of Regional Policy Coordination and Initiatives

Ben Zaitchik
2008-2009 Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Global Change

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