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2018 Election

Results

Annual Election of AAAS Officers

The AAAS 2018 elections for President-elect, members of the Board of Directors, the Committee on Nominations, and the officers for the 24 sections was held from October 26 to November 26, 2018. Elected candidates are listed below and will begin their terms on February 18, 2019.

 

General Election

President-Elect:

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Claire M. Fraser
University of Maryland, School of Medicine

Board of Directors:

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Ann Bostrom
University of Washington

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Maria Klawe
Harvey Mudd College

Committee on Nominations:

Michelle Vaughn Buchanan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Elaine Fuchs, Rockefeller University
Paula T. Hammond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Marcia C. Linn, University of California, Berkeley
   

 

Section Elections

Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources

Chair Elect:
Edward S. Buckler, USDA-ARS

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Neelima R. Sinha, University of California, Davis
 

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Isgouhi Kaloshian, University of California, Riverside
Chris van Kessel, University of California, Davis

Anthropology

Chair Elect:
Anne Stone, Arizona State University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Phoebe R. Stubblefield, University of Florida

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Sharon N. Dewitte, University of South Carolina
Joan T. Richtsmeier, Pennsylvania State University

Council Delegate:
Nathaniel J. Dominy, Dartmouth College
 

Astronomy

Chair Elect:
Heidi B. Hammel, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Nancy A. Levenson, Space Telescope Science Institute

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Lucy McFadden, NASA (Retired)
Jill Tarter, SETI Institute

Council Delegate:
Joan R. Najita, National Optical Astronomy Observatory
 

Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences

Chair Elect:
Cindy Lee, Stony Brook University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Ronald C. Cohen, University of California, Berkeley
 

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Christopher Field, Stanford University
Margaret A. Palmer, University of Maryland, College Park

Biological Sciences

Chair Elect:
David Burgess, Boston College
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Joan E. Strassmann, Washington University in St. Louis

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Mónica Medina, Penn State
Phillip A. Newmark, Howard Hughes Medical Institute/ University of Wisconsin–Madison

Council Delegates:
David A. Baum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Susan K. Dutcher, Washington University in St. Louis
Paul E. Turner, Yale University

Chemistry

Chair Elect:
Angela K. Wilson, Michigan State University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Cynthia J. Burrows, University of Utah

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Rebecca J. Abergel, University of California, Berkeley
Theodore Goodson III, University of Michigan
 

Council Delegates:
Cynthia K. Larive, University of California, Riverside
Debra Rolison, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
 

Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences

Chair Elect:
Rena N. D'Souza, University of Utah

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Paul H. Krebsbach, University of California, Los Angeles

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Luisa A. DiPietro, University of Illinois at Chicago
David H. Kohn, University of Michigan

 

Education

Chair Elect:
Nancy Pelaez, Purdue University
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Deborah Allen, University of Delaware
 

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Sarah G. Allen* a Federal Environmental Agency
David J. Asai, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Engineering

Chair Elect:
Nicholas L. Abbott, Cornell University
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Anne Skaja Robinson, Tulane University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Johney Green, Jr., National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Gail G. Mattson, Brookhaven National Laboratory
 

General Interest in Science and Engineering

Chair Elect:
Carol Lynn Alpert, Museum of Science, Boston
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Keegan Sawyer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Jennifer Cutraro, Science Storytellers
Donna Gerardi Riordan, Washington State Academy of Sciences

Geology and Geography

Chair Elect:
Linda Rowan, UNAVCO

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Nancy L. Jackson, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Mei-Po Kwan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lynn M. Resler, Virginia Tech
 

Council Delegate:
Tie (run-off election will be conducted)

History and Philosophy of Science

Chair Elect:
Susan Lindee, University of Pennsylvania
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Robert T. Pennock, Michigan State University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Helen E. Longino, Stanford University
Roberta L. Millstein, University of California, Davis
 

Industrial Science and Technology

Chair Elect:
Carl J. Williams, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Member-at-Large:
Sudarsanam Suresh Babu,University of Tennessee, Knoxville/ Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Edmund G. Seebauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Philip Shapira, University of Manchester/ Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Information, Computing, and Communication

Chair Elect:
Daniel A. Reed, University of Utah

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Deborah L. McGuinness, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Eugene Santos Jr., Dartmouth College
Tandy Warnow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Linguistics and Language Science

Chair Elect:
Judith F. Kroll, University of California, Riverside

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Richard K. Larson, Stony Brook University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Fernanda Ferreira, University of California, Davis
Colleen M. Fitzgerald, University of Texas at Arlington/National Science Foundation
 

Mathematics

Chair Elect:
Barbara Lee Keyfitz,Ohio State University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Bonnie Berger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California
Talitha Washington, Howard University

Council Delegate:
Joceline Lega, University of Arizona
 

Medical Sciences

Chair Elect:
Mary Fedarko Roberts, Boston College (Retired)

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Pierre A. Coulombe, University of Michigan

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Valerie Opipari, University of Michigan
Andrew I. Schafer, Weill Cornell Medical College

Council Delegates:
Channing J. Der, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thea D. Tlsty, University of California, San Francisco
 

Neuroscience

Chair Elect:
Thomas D. Albright, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Elly Nedivi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Beverly L. Davidson, University of Pennsylvania
Julie H. Simpson, University of California, Santa Barbara

Council Delegate:
Leslie P. Tolbert, University of Arizona (Retired)

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chair Elect:
Donna M. Huryn, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Karlyne Reilly, National Cancer Institute/NIH

Electorate Nominating Committee:
John E. Macor, Sanofi
Kerry Leigh McPhail, Oregon State University
 

Physics

Chair Elect:
Andrea J. Liu, University of Pennsylvania

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Marilyn Gunner, City College of New York
 

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Tony F. Heinz, Stanford University /SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Paul L. McEuen, Cornell University
 

Council Delegate:
Pushpa Bhat, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Psychology

Chair Elect:
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Anthony D. Wagner, Stanford University

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Barbara L. Fredrickson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alison Gopnik, University of California, Berkeley
 

Social, Economic, and Political Sciences

Chair Elect:
Nicole Woolsey Biggart, University of California, Davis
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Luís M.A. Bettencourt, University of Chicago
 

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists
Jill J. McCluskey, Washington State University

Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering

Chair Elect:
Tobin Smith, Association of American Universities
 

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Jane Maienschein, Arizona State University/ Marine Biological Laboratory

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Jean Goodwin, NC State University
Rachel E. Levinson, Arizona State University
 

Statistics

Chair Elect:
Rebecca W. Doerge, Carnegie Mellon University

Member-at-Large of the Section Committee:
Victoria Stodden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Electorate Nominating Committee:
Jennifer L. Clarke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Richard D. De Veaux, Williams College