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CSPC | Canadian Science Policy Centre

Mehrdad Hariri, CSPC CEO and President, appointed to Journal of Science Policy and Governance Board

January 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Mehrdad Hariri, CSPC CEO and President, has been appointed to serve on the Governing Board of the Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG) for 2019-2020 term.

JSPG is a non-profit, non-partisan and internationally recognized, open-access peer review publication dedicated to students, policy fellows, and early career researchers. Its Governing Board is comprised of leading policy scholars and practitioners who share the journal's mission of engaging students and early career researchers in science policy. Board members provide oversight and strategic advising to share the journal as a professional development resource for students, policy fellows, and young researchers who wish to bolster their research and writing credentials on topics at the intersection of science, technology, and public policy. Please click here to read more about JSPG.

“JSPG’s governing board is comprised of some of the profession’s foremost thinkers and doers in science policy.” said Shalin Jyotishi, JSPG CEO. "Mehrdad's leadership of CSPC has transformed the science policy engagement landscape for many students and young scholars in Canada, and we're honored to have Mehrdad's expertise on our Governing Board as we seek to advance the journal's mission of catalyzing the substantive contributions of early career researchers to science policy debate."

“For years, JSPG has served as an important professional development platform for students and young scholars of all academic backgrounds to publish well-thought-out solutions to pressing science policy challenges. JSPG’s new governing board is well equipped to help the journal advance its mission across the United States and beyond,” said JSPG Advisory Board member Neal Lane who previously served as Director of the National Science Foundation and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.