Harvard affiliates Sharri Clark and David Hewitt have been named among the newest group of Science & Technology Policy Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The fellows spend a year working in federal agencies or congressional offices learning about science policy while providing valuable science and technology expertise to the executive and legislative branches of government.
A Harvard University Administrative Fellow and research associate at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Clark will spend her fellowship with the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Her policy interests include international diplomacy, global security, national defense, and socioeconomic development. Hewitt, who recently spent a year working at Harvard as a preceptor (postdoctoral teaching position) in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, has been placed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science Coordination and Policy. His interests include biodiversity, agriculture, plants, and microbiology.