C-STEPS offers a unique research environment for faculty, graduate students, and practitioners on science, technology, and environment policy issues. Located in the School Public Affairs at Arizona State University, C-STEPS helps support a Ph.D. program in Science and Technology through funded projects which enable the training of a new generation of social scientists dedicated to multidisciplinary approaches to addressing local, national, and global challenges and opportunities at the interface of ST&E and society. C-STEPS is directed by Dr. Eric Welch and Dr. Mary K. Feeney serves as the associate director.