Ariana Spentzos

Science and Policy Associate


Ariana Spentzos, PhD is a Science and Policy Associate at the Green Science Policy Institute with a current focus on researching PFAS in building materials. Ariana works toward increasing product transparency and finding safer alternatives with manufacturers. She is a member of ILFI’s Material Health TAG.

Ariana graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and went on to earn her PhD in inorganic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. During her PhD, she also worked as a graduate fellow at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy tracking the incidence and impacts of oil refinery fires.

In her free time, Ariana enjoys cycling and spending time with her husband and two cats.