AAAS Fellows in front of the U.S. Capitol building

NSF AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows


Dr. Darren Selasi Atsu Agboh


Dr. Darren Selasi Atsu Agboh
AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow
Directorate for STEM Education
Division of Graduate Education
Class of 2021-2022

Dr. Darren Agboh has extensive experience in applied quantitative research. Obtaining a Ph.D. in basic and applied social psychology, he has conducted and analyzed dozens of exploratory and experimental research studies with human subjects and disseminated this work in peer-reviewed publications and at academic conferences. Darren has applied his quantitative research skills in a policy evaluation context, having worked at the Vera Institute of Justice, the Data Collaborative for Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the Center for Research Use in Education at the University of Delaware. In these positions, he engaged in data analysis using R and SPSS, prepared data for data map visualization, wrote policy briefs and built meaningful relationships with stakeholders and policy decision-makers. Darren has also developed briefs and memos to translate research for policy decision-makers and general audiences.

In his free time, Darren is a freelance photographer, avid traveler and proud dog daddy.