Meet the staff

Meet our staff

For over 75 years, FAS has fostered the voices of world-class experts and early-career researchers alike from a variety of scientific, academic, and professional backgrounds.

meet our Staff
Brittni Echols joins FAS after having worked a year with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services in the Local and Regional Foods Division.
Staff Fellow
Brittni Echols
Intern, Bioeconomy Policy
Cameron Roots
Bioeconomy Policy
Biosecurity Policy
Biosciences Educational Policy
Staff Fellow
Candace Young
Staff Fellow
Carle Brinkman
Senior Project Associate
Charis Miller
Project Management,
Lean & Agile Practices
Health Regulatory Specialist
Cheri Banks
health policy,
rare diseases,
health education
Senior Fellow, Nonproliferation Law and Policy
Christopher Bidwell
law and wmds,
chemical and biological weapons,
iran’s nuclear program
Staff Fellow
CJ Libassi
Adjunct Fellow
Colleen Chien
Senior Fellow
Cristin Dorgelo
Government Capacity
Policy Implementation
Open Innovation
Cristina Jopling has worked both abroad and domestically in sustainable agriculture, grant writing, and food value chain coordination.
Staff Fellow
Cristina Jopling
Senior Associate, Technology & Innovation
Cristina Velasquez