Alumni (National Fellow)

Andrew Kelly

National Fellow
B.A. Johns Hopkins University (2004)
M.A. Northwestern University (2007)
Ph.D. Northwestern University (2012)
Professional Sector:
Dream Mentor:
Gerald Berk
University of Oregon
Fields of Interest:
Science and Technology


Andrew S. Kelly is assistant professor in the health sciences program at California State University, East Bay. His research is at the intersection of American political development and US public policy, with a focus on health and science policy. His work has been published in, among other venues, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, The Forum, and Studies in American Political Development. Kelly received his Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University. After completing his Ph.D., Kelly was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. Kelly has also held postdoctoral positions at Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, San Francisco. Kelly was the 2011-12 Ambrose Monell Foundation Funded Fellow in Technology and Democracy.

Thesis Description:

Entering the New Frontier: The Origins and Development of Scientific Capacity in the United States and Great Britain

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