Member Spotlight

Sherri Rukes teaches at Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois. For several years she taught a combination of regular chemistry, honors chemistry, and physics, and for the past decade she has been the school’s AP chemistry teacher.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.

Melody Starya Mobley, the United States’ first black female forester and a volunteer with AAAS’ STEM Volunteer Program, had her first experience in nature growing up in Louisville, Kentucky.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.

Michael Frank is the Science Instructional Team Lead at Empire High School near Tucson, Arizona. His primary classes are biology and physics, though he has taught almost every other science class at one time or another.

Images of depression adorn the office of neurologist and AAAS Fellow Helen Mayberg.

“You’re either creeped out by it or excited,” says AAAS member Robert Shepherd.

Hannah Carey has always been interested in what makes animals tick.