- E-mail: rslate-at-masonlive-dot-gmu-dot-edu
Robert Slate is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University and a 2013–2014 Doan Fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, where he is researching the regulation of nanomaterials under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). Slate is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Excellence in Science Program and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Slate worked as a lead systems engineer at the MITRE Corporation and an associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. As a participant in the EcoHealth Alliance 2012 Research Exchange, he completed a project to support research on computational disease ecology. Slate also participated in the EcoHealthNet 2012 workshop on disease outbreak, modeling, and investigation at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the U.S. Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center. He received a B.A. from Oberlin College, an M.A. from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.