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Sherburne Bradstreet Abbott, federal official. Dodge fellow, Yale University.


Abbott, Sherburne Bradstreet was born in 1955. Daughter of William G. Abbot.


Bachelor of Science in Biology, Goucher College, Baltimore, 1978. Master of Science in Environmental Science & Natural Resource Policy, Yale University, New Haven, 1984.


Assistant science program director United States Marine Mammal Commission, 1986—1989. Director polar research board National Research Council, 1989—1992, director international organization programs, Office International Affairs, executive director sustainable development board. Environmental science & sustainable development consultant The World Bank, Brookings Institution, others, 2001—2003.

Chief international officer American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, 2003—2009. Special assistant to the executive vice president and provost University Tex, Austin, director, Office of Sustainability Initiatives, senior lecturer, College Natural Sciences, 2006—2009. Associate director for energy & environment Office Science & Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office the President, Washington, since 2009.


Married James Braidy Steinberg, October 1, 1994. Adopted children: Jenna, Emma.

William G. Abbot Abbott

James Braidy Steinberg

Jenna Abbott

Emma Abbott