Welcome to the Center for Science and Technology Policy!

CSTP’s goal is to strengthen and expand the community of researchers who study how governance, broadly construed, shapes the rate and direction of knowledge creation and technological change. On our site, you can find out about the people and ideas that are helping to achieve that goal. Please join us by reading our work or attending an event.

What’s New?

CSTP is co-hosting a monthly seminar series on energy policy during the Spring 2016 term with the Center for Energy Science and Policy.  Steve Levine of Quartz, Emily Hammond of GW Law School, and Anya Schoolman of the Community Power Network will headline these events, which are open to everyone.  More info is on our Events page.

On December 7, 2015, CSTP and SRI will host an invitation-only workshop for members of the Washington, D.C. science and technology policy community on behalf of the Science of Science and Innovation Policy program at the U.S. National Science Foundation.

2015 Ph.D. recipient Marty Cohen presented “Testing Theories of Innovation Diffusion: Analysis of Physicians’ Adoption of Electronic Health Records” at the Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) in Washington, D.C. on October 9, 2015.

2014 Ph.D. recipient Ted Davis has published “High-skill return migration in the technology, medical, and academic sectors: the case of India and the USA,” in Diaspora Studies 9:15-27 (2016).

Photo of PhD Students Dana Dolan (right) and Yu Jin Jung (left) with Presidential science advisor Dr. John Holdren