Dr. John P. Holdren posed with me and my colleague Dr. Yu Jin Jung after his keynote for the STGlobal Conference, which we helped organize. Dr. Holdren was then Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The STGlobal Consortium brings together graduate students in public policy and science and technology studies from around the world for an annual conference in Washington DC.

Service efforts:

  • Elliott School Teaching Excellence Team – Lessons from teaching during COVID
  • Panel Organizer at IPPA on Knowledge and Non-Knowledge in the Policy Process
  • Mason’s Global Frontiers of Research Methods (GFRM) – co-founder
  • Association of Policy PhD Students (GMU) – member, peer reviewer for working paper series
  • Panel Organizer: “Perspectives on Qualitative Methods” panel for the APPS annual conference, co-sponsored by GFRM
  • STGlobal Consortium – member of organizing committee
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Workshop – member of the organizing committee
  • Mason’s Public Policy Film Society – founding team member

Selected Association Memberships

  • American Political Science Association (APSA), including division memberships in Public Policy, Science Technology and Environmental Politics, Qualitative and Multi-method Research, Political Science Education, Ideas Knowledge and Politics, Public Administration, Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations, Political Communication, Class and Inequality.
  • Others of ongoing interest include: Association of Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM), European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Earth Systems Governance (ESG), International Political Science Association (IPSA), International Public Policy Association (IPPA), Public Management Research Association (PMRA), and Southern Political Science Association (SPSA).