Stephen Feinson leads International Development, the unit charged with identifying and pursuing large-scale global research and training opportunities for Arizona State University. In this capacity, Feinson oversees a team focused on building relationships and exploring opportunities with critical agencies. These opportunities are matched with core ASU capabilities and strategic goals. ASU International Development coordinates a pipeline of such opportunities, moving from opportunity identification to partnership and consortium development to proposal preparation and submission.
Before joining ASU, Feinson served as deputy director of Columbia University’s Center for Science, Policy and Outcomes and as project director for the Jeffersonian Science Project at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Feinson holds an MA in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.