Kira E. Mock is the program manager for Energy, Environment & Agriculture in the S&T Policy Fellowships Program at AAAS (publisher of Science & Diplomacy). She has fourteen years of experience working with USAID cooperative development research programs and worked with the MERC Program as the program officer for the USAID Research Support Program in Policy and Global Affairs at the National Academies on a Cooperative Agreement with USAID for ten years.


The Middle East Regional Cooperation (MERC) program, which encourages cooperation between Israelis, Palestinians, and other Arab partners, advances science and professional relationships.