C&EN Talks With Shaughnessy Naughton | October 27, 2014 Issue - Vol. 92 Issue 43 | Chemical & Engineering News
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Issue Date: October 27, 2014

C&EN Talks With Shaughnessy Naughton

Chemist and businesswoman creates political action group to back scientists
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: political action committee, PAC, politics, election, Congress, Shaughnessy Naughton

When Shaughnessy Naughton left Bryn Mawr College with a chemistry degree in 1999, she thought she’d work for a few years before attending graduate school. But instead of going back to academics, she turned to a decidedly different endeavor—politics. Today, she’s working to get more scientists elected to Congress.

After earning her undergraduate degree, Naughton spent two years working on infectious disease drug discovery for now-defunct pharmaceutical company Wyeth. Then she left chemistry altogether to . . .

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