"Inspired Choices and Happy Accidents: Antarctica to DC" by Gifford Wong

Gifford Wong

Dr. Gifford Wong is currently a Research Staff Member (RSM) at the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) in Washington, DC. STPI is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) that was established by Congress to inform the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President. Dr. Wong’s responsibilities, broadly, are to provide responsive, high-quality analyses of science and technology issues important to OSTP and other executive branch sponsors (e.g., National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Commerce, Department of Energy). Contributions include policy analysis and development, program evaluation, and science and technology assessment.

He has been featured in several science communication outlets, including the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) Podcast. During our discussion, Dr. Wong will share his career path, cover some of his experience with science policy, and answer questions from participants. 

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Science Policy Career Series sponsored by the Science Policy Initiative at Notre Dame