The Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program fosters and facilitates the responsible practice and application of science in the service of society. The Program addresses ethical, legal and human rights issues related to the conduct and application of science and technology. The Program is committed to promoting high standards for the practice of science and engineering; advancing the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications; engaging scientists, engineers and their professional associations in human rights efforts; monitoring and enhancing assessment of emerging ethical, legal, and human rights issues related to science and technology; furthering the use of science and technology in support of human rights; and initiating activities to address the impact of developments at the intersection of science, technology, and law.
- Michelle Barretta, Project Assistant
- Jonathan Drake, Senior Program Associate, Geospatial Technologies Project
- Theresa Harris, Project Director
- Ellen Platts, Program Assistant
- Deborah Runkle, Senior Program Associate
- Jessica Wyndham, Interim Program Director
AAAS is pleased to announce its Visiting Scholar Program. This program provides a unique opportunity for scientists, policy specialists, and other experts to further their scholarly endeavors for up to one year at AAAS headquarters in Washington, DC. Through a competitive selection process, AAAS seeks to host the best talent in the field, which will enrich the Visiting Scholar’s own work and the ability of AAAS to fulfill its mission.
For more information, click here. For the opportunity to apply to be a Visiting Scholar with the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program, please contact Jessica Wyndham. You can also visit the Visiting Scholar FAQ page.