2013 Advisory Board

AAAS Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: Chronicling the Changes


Carol A. Brewer – Former Associate Dean of the Colleges Arts and Science and Professor Emerita of Biology, University of Montana

Alan I. Leshner – Chief Executive Officer, AAAS; Executive Publisher, Science


Renato J. Aguilera – Professor of Biology and Director of the Graduate Program in Biology, University of Texas at El Paso

Cynthia Bauerle – Assistant Director,  PreCollege and Undergraduate Science Education, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Debra D. Bragg – Professor, Educational Policy and Organizational Leadership and Director, Office of Community College Research and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Peter J. Bruns – Professor of Genetics Emeritus, Cornell University and former Vice President for Grants and Special Programs, HHMI

Juan Marcos Fernandez – Associate Dean & Director of Academic Programs, College of Agriculture, Purdue University

Louis J. Gross – Beaman and Cox Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics, Director of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee

J.K. Haynes – David Packard Professor in Science and Dean of Science and Mathematics, Morehouse College

Elaine A. Johnson – Executive Director, Bio-Link National ATE Center, City College of San Francisco

Felicia Keesing – David and Rosalie Rose Distinguished Professor of the Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing Professor of Biology

Donna Lange – Director, DeafTEC: Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students, Rochester Institute of Technology

Jay B. Labov – Senior Advisor for Education and Communication, National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council

Muriel E. Poston – Professor of Biology and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College

Robert S. Seville – Associate Dean in the Outreach School and Professor of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming

Shawn Gaillard – Molecular Biologist & Program Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Maria Elena Zavala – Professor of Biology, California State University Northridge


Supported  by the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) and the Directorate for Biological Sciences; National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (TWD); Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI); the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)