Perceptions of Science in America

Appendix B: Public Face of Science Steering Committee, Staff, and Data Advisors

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The Public Face of Science

Steering Committee

Richard A. Meserve, Cochair, Senior Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP; President Emeritus, Carnegie Institution for Science

Geneva Overholser, Cochair, Senior Fellow, Democracy Fund; former Director, USC Annenberg School of Journalism

Emilio Bizzi, Institute Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Geoffrey Cowan, University Professor, Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership, and Director of the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, University of Southern California

Ellen Futter, President, The American Museum of Natural History

Sylvester James Gates, Jr., Ford Foundation Professor of Physics and Affiliate Professor of Mathematics, Brown University

Robert M. Hauser, Executive Officer, American Philosophical Society; Vilas Research Professor and Samuel Stouffer Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rush D. Holt, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher of Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication, University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication; Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania; Program Director of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands

Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy, Harvard University

Nora S. Newcombe, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology, Temple University

Kenneth Prewitt, Carnegie Professor, Special Advisor to the President, and Director of the Future of Scholarly Knowledge Project, Columbia University

Rebecca W. Rimel, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Cristián Samper, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wildlife Conservation Society; former Director, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Samuel O. Thier, Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School; President Emeritus, Brandeis University; former President, Massachusetts General Hospital; former President, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences


Perceptions of Science in America Data Advisors

Cary Funk, Pew Research Center

Arthur Lupia, University of Michigan

Matthew C. Nisbet, Northeastern University


Project Staff

John Randell

Erica Palma Kimmerling

Alison Leaf

Keerthi Shetty

Shalin Jyotishi