Director, Government Relations & Community Affairs
As the Director of Government Relations and Community Affairs, Amy oversees the office and is the primary liaison and lobbyist for the University to the U.S. Congress and federal government. She also represents Brown on the government relations committees of various national educational organizations.
Prior to joining Brown, Amy worked for Senator Susan Collins of Maine as an advisor on energy, environment and science issues. She also served as Staff Director of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards. She began her career on Capitol Hill as an AAAS Congressional Science Fellow, selected by the American Society of Microbiology.
Amy has a bachelor of science in biochemistry and environmental science from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in microbiology and environmental engineering from Cornell University.