Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering

Publication Details

DONNA E. SHALALA [IOM], (Chair) President,University of Miami, Miami, Florida

ALICE M. AGOGINO [NAE], Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering,University of California, Berkeley, California

LOTTE BAILYN, Professor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

ROBERT J. BIRGENEAU [NAS], Chancellor,University of California, Berkeley, California

ANA MARI CAUCE, Executive Vice Provost and Earl R. Carlson Professor of Psychology,University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

CATHERINE D. DEANGELIS [IOM], Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of the American Medical Association, New York, New York

DENICE DENTON,* (Deceased) Chancellor, University of California, Santa Cruz, California

BARBARA GROSZ, Higgins Professor of Natural Science, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Dean of Science, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

JO HANDELSMAN, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

NAN KEOHANE, President Emerita, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

SHIRLEY MALCOM [NAS], Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC

GERALDINE RICHMOND, Richard M. and Patricia H. Noyes Professor,Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

ALICE M. RIVLIN, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

RUTH SIMMONS, President, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

ELIZABETH SPELKE [NAS], Berkman Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

JOAN STEITZ [NAS], Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Bio-chemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

ELAINE WEYUKER [NAE], Fellow, AT&T Laboratories, Florham Park, New Jersey

MARIA T. ZUBER [NAS], E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics,Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Principal Project Staff

LAUREL L. HAAK, Study Director

JOHN SISLIN, Program Officer

BERYL BENDERLY, Consultant Science Writer


JUDY GOSS, Senior Program Assistant

JENNIFER HOBIN, Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow

RACHAEL SCHOLZ, Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow

ERIN FRY, Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow



Served from September 2005 to June 2006.