Amanda Vernon

Chief Program Officer for Science, Engineering, and Technology
(617) 576-5040

Amanda is the Chief Program Officer for Science, Engineering, and Technology as well as the Hellman Fellow for Science and Technology Policy. In this role, she manages the project Challenges for International Scientific Partnerships. She also works on the New Models for U.S. Science and Technology project and is responsible for exploring potential new projects in the SET program area.

Prior to joining the Academy, Amanda was a Ph.D. student in Brain & Cognitive sciences at MIT. She has worked broadly on science policy issues as a member of the Science Policy Initiative at MIT, where she served as Communications Director, and as an Associate Editor at the Journal of Science Policy & Governance.

Ph.D. Brain & Cognitive Sciences, MIT; Sc.B. Neuroscience, Brown University.