Member Spotlight

Chelsea Confalone teaches General and Advanced Biology at Sequoyah High School, a new, progressive school in Pasadena, California.

Global problems like pollution, epidemics and climate change don’t care about borders. So scientists trying to tackle them have to reach across those borders, too.

Flavia Schlegel, who was a medical doctor and public health official before serving as Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences for UNESCO, said that her personality fits that of an engineer.

Being a science diplomat doesn’t always mean conferences and suits.

If you’re Ernesto Fernandez Polcuch, sometimes it means finding yourself on a boat in a frigid Andean lake … in a suit.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science.

Kirsten Carlson sees the world through the lens of art and science. Her detailed, precise, and often charming illustrations (especially the ones that she does for children’s books) can be appreciated on one level purely for their aesthetic appeal, for they are beautiful.

In the early 1960s, Boyd Norton, newly minted physicist, set out for California with an eye toward a job in the aerospace industry.

He never quite made it.

Casey Johnson teaches at Blountstown High School in Blountstown, Florida — a small town in the northern panhandle of the state. He teaches three classes of physical science and one class of marine science in addition to an English 1 class.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science.