We are a collection of early-career scientists at institutions across the United States who believe that scientists across disciplines, career stages, and sectors must continue to advocate for the use of science in public policy.

Our studies encompass a wide range of research areas - from ecology, to genetics, to engineering, to digital media. We have applied our common strengths as scientists and our unique qualifications as graduate students in a diverse range of fields to create the tools and materials on this site.

 

We're always looking to expand our network to better serve scientists as they comment on federal regulations.

Join us.  

 

founding members 

Mary Fisher   Molecular Ecology   Project Lead

Mary Fisher

Molecular Ecology

Project Lead

Natalie Lowell   Shellfish Biology

Natalie Lowell

Shellfish Biology

Michael Vlah   (Bio)geochemistry   Programming

Michael Vlah

(Bio)geochemistry

Programming

Eleni Petrou   Population Genetics   Featured Contributor

Eleni Petrou

Population Genetics

Featured Contributor

Erika Rubenson   Freshwater Ecology

Erika Rubenson

Freshwater Ecology

Jane Rogosch   Freshwater Ecology   Editor

Jane Rogosch

Freshwater Ecology

Editor

Jenny Stern   Arctic Ecology   Editor

Jenny Stern

Arctic Ecology

Editor

Sam May   Population Genetics

Sam May

Population Genetics

Scott Rinnan   Mathematical Ecology

Scott Rinnan

Mathematical Ecology

 

editorial board

Jane Rogosch   PhD Student, Freshwater Ecology   Aquatic Conservation

Jane Rogosch

PhD Student, Freshwater Ecology

Aquatic Conservation

Jenny Stern   MS Student, Arctic Ecology   Aquatic Conservation

Jenny Stern

MS Student, Arctic Ecology

Aquatic Conservation

Brittany Bishop   PhD Student, Nanomaterials   Energy

Brittany Bishop

PhD Student, Nanomaterials

Energy

Gabriella Tosado   PhD Student, Perovskite Crystal Solar Cells   Energy

Gabriella Tosado

PhD Student, Perovskite Crystal Solar Cells

Energy

Rachel Shaffer   PhD Student, Environmental Toxicology   Environmental Health

Rachel Shaffer

PhD Student, Environmental Toxicology

Environmental Health

 
 

social media coordinator

Brittany Flittner   MS Student, Marine & Environmental Affairs

Brittany Flittner

MS Student, Marine & Environmental Affairs

 
 

digital media

Rachel Lee (   website   )

Rachel Lee (website)

 
 

dashboard consultant

Robert Neff (   website   )

Robert Neff (website)

 
 

logo design

Rory O'Donnell (   website   )

Rory O'Donnell (website)

 
 

past volunteers

Scott Rinnan   PhD Student, Mathematical Ecology   Terrestrial Conservation

Scott Rinnan

PhD Student, Mathematical Ecology

Terrestrial Conservation