Florence B. Bonner
Senior Vice President for Research & Compliance, Howard University
Florence B. Bonner was the former Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, before being appointed as the Senior Vice President for Research and Compliance as of July 2008. She is a Professor of Behavioral Sciences and severed as the Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology from 1992-2007; Founder and Director of the African American Women’s Institute and the Women Studies Program at Howard. She serves on the Academy of Sciences Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine (CWSEM). She also served as Senior Fellow at the National Science Foundation. Before coming to Howard, she was the Executive Director, Center for Women in Government, State University of New York at Albany for four years. She also served as Co-Chair on the development of the Strategic Framework I (SFI) and Co-Coordinator for the social, behavioral and economic sciences in the development of SFII. She has been an active researcher at Howard, being awarded ten grants from various agencies, NSF, NIH, and NIC. Currently, she has a grant from NIJ.