National Advisory Board

  • Ann Bostrom, Co-chair
    Weyerhaeuser Professor of Environmental Policy, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs
    University of Washington
    Ann Bostrom joined the Evans School faculty in 2007. Her research focuses on risk perception, communication, and management; and environmental policy and...
  • John Seely Brown, Co-chair
    Independent Co-Chairman; Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost
    Deloitte's Center for the Edge; University of Southern California
    John Seely Brown is a visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC) and the Independent Co-Chairman of the...
  • CNS Person
    London School of Economics
    Craig Calhoun has served as the president of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) since 1999. He also holds the title of University Professor of the...
  • CNS Person
    Provost; Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Chemistry, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, and Materials Science & Nanomaterials Engineering
    Brown University
    Professor Colvin’s research explores how nanoscale particles interact with the environment and living systems. Her research draws on both synthetic...
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    Professor Emerita, Department of History and Sociology of Science
    University of Pennsylvania
    Ruth Schwartz Cowan is an historian of science, technology and medicine, with degrees from Barnard College (BA), the University of California at Berkeley...
  • Susan Hackwood
    Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology
    Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering,University of California, Riverside
    Professor Susan Hackwood is currently Executive Director of the California Council on Science and Technology. CCST is a non-profit corporation sponsored...
  • Willie Pearson, Jr
    Professor of Sociology, School of History Technology and Society; Chair
    Georgia Institute of Technology; Committee of Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE)
    Willie Pearson, Jr.,  is a professor of sociology at the School of History, Technology, and Society, Georgia Institute of Technology.  Prior to...
  • Robert Westervelt
    Mallinckrodt Professor of Applied Physics & Physics; Director
    Harvard University; Harvard Center for Nanoscale Systems
    Robert Westervelt received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1977. Following a postdoctoral appointment at Berkeley, he moved to...

Former National Advisory Board

  • Thomas Kalil
    Deputy Director for Policy; Senior Advisor for Science
    White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Technology & Innovation for the National Economic Council
      Thomas Kalil is currently serving as the Deputy Director for Policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and...
  • Julia Moore
    Senior Scholar, Director of Research
    Pew Health Group at The Pew Charitable Trusts
    Dr. Moore has over 20 years experience working on the Congressional, public affairs, and public policy aspects of international science, technology, and...
  • Martin Moskovits
    Worster Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Professor Moskovits has degrees in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Toronto. He co-founded OHM Distributers and manufacturers Ltd., an...