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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Committee Membership

Ann Bartuska (co-chair), Vice President, Land, Water, and Nature, Resources for the Future 
Dietram Scheufele (co-chair), John E. Ross Professor, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor. Department of Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Angela Bednarek, Project Director, Research Impact, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Cynthia Coburn, Professor, Education and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
James Druckman, Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science, Faculty Fellow, Institute of Policy Research, Northwestern University
Kirsten Ellenbogen, President & CEO, Great Lakes Science Center
John Gastil, Professor, Pennsylvania State University
William K. Hallman, Professor/Chair, Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University
Laura Helmuth, Health, Science & Environment Editor, The Washington Post
Ellen Konar, Science Advisor, Lean In
David Lazer, Distinguished Professor, Network Science Institute, Northeastern University
Elizabeth Loftus (NAS), Distinguished Professor, University of California, Irvine
Amelie Ramirez, Chair ad interim, Professor, Institute for Health Promotion Research
Kasisomayajula “Vish” Viswanath, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Itzhak Yanovitzky, Professor of Communication , Communication Area Coordinator for the Ph.D. Program, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University

Committee Member Biographies


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