Dahlia L Sokolov
2321 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20003
Dahlia Sokolov is the Democratic Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in Washington D.C. She has been Democratic Staff Director since January 2009. The Subcommittee on Research and Science Education has oversight responsibility for the National Science Foundation, K-12 science and math education, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, international science and technology cooperation, and major interagency R&D programs such as the National Nanotechnology Initiative. From 2004 to 2008 Dr. Sokolov was a member of the Professional Staff, of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives. She was assigned to the Research and Science Education Subcommittee, which deals with science policy and science education programs across the federal government, and oversees the National Science Foundation. Her first two years spent on Energy Subcommittee, covering primarily nuclear energy, but also energy efficiency and renewable energy. From 2002 to 2004 Dr. Sokolov was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the National Institutes of Health. She has a PhD degree in bioengineering from the University of Washington (2002), and a BS degree in Engineering Physics University of California, Berkeley (1996).