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
Associate Director, Research & Development and Advanced Industry
Matt Hourihan
Research and Innovation Policy,
R&D Budgets,
U.S. Competitiveness,
Strategic Communications
Senior Research Fellow, Nuclear Information Project
Matt Korda
Nuclear Deterrence and Disarmament
Progressive Foreign Policy
Global Nuclear Weapons Arsenals
Missile Defence
Nuclear-Climate Nexus
Staff Fellow
Maura Shenker
Staff Fellow
Maya Duru
Bioeconomy & Sustainability Fellow
Megan Damico
Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Megan McLeish
Fundraising and Stewardship,
Strategic Partnerships,
Strategy Development,
Program Ideation and Scoping
Director, Regional Entrepreneurship
Melissa Roberts Chapman
Inclusive Ecosystem Building,
Entrepreneurship Support & Capital Access,
State and Local Policy,
Impact Measurement and Evaluation,
Cluster-Based Economic Development,
Burnt Ends
Mia Finley is an Agricultural Marketing Specialist with the Food Supply Chain Impact Fellowship.
Staff Fellow
Mia Finley
Staff Fellow
Michael Klein
Staff Fellow
Michelle Neuman
Staff Fellow
Michelle Rippy
Program Evaluation
Law Enforcement
Forensic Science
Criminal Investigations
Staff Fellow
Miriam Goldstein