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Testimonials by Fellowship Area: Congressional

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See below to learn more about the experiences of fellows placed in the Offices of Members of Congress and Congressional Committees.


Alexander Barron
2007-2008 ACS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)

Emanuel Finn
2000-2001 American Dental Association Congressional Fellow in the Office of Sentator Ron Wyden  (D-OR)

Pamela Franklin
2002-2003 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA)

Holmes Hummel
2007-2008 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA)

Ann Hwang
2004-2005 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL)]

Kelly Knutsen
2009-2010 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Mark Udall (D-CO)

Peggy Layne
1998-1999 American Society of Civil Engineers Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Bob Graham (D-FL)

Chris Martin
2010-11 AAAS Congressional Science & Engineering Fellow®, Senate Subcommittee on Science and Space

Doug Meckes
2005-06 AVMA Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE)

John Mimikakis
1997-1998 American Chemical Society Congressional Fellow in the in the Office of Representative Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY)

Horacio Murillo
2005-2006 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Ali Nouri
2008-2009 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of James Webb (D-VA)

Melanie Roberts
2006-2007 Health, Education and Human Services Fellow at the National Science Foundation in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
2005-2006 AAAS Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

Howard Shaffer
2000-2001 American Nuclear Society Congressional Fellow at the House Committee on Science, the Energy Subcommittee

Elizabeth M. Street
1994-1995 American Psychological Association Congressional Fellow at the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources

Josh Trapani
2005-2006 American Geophysical Union Congressional Fellow in the Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
2006-2008 Energy, Environment, Agriculture and Natural Resources Fellow at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Forest Service, Office of Research and Development

Note: Additional congressional placements are available through approximately 30 scientific society partners. Individuals are encouraged to apply with AAAS as well as with any partner societies for which they qualify. For more information about society partners click here.

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