Alice Eagly is James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University. She has published widely on the psychology of gender and of attitudes, especially attitude change and attitude structure. Previously, she taught at Michigan State University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Purdue University. She has served as president of the Midwestern Psychological Association, president of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, chair of the Board of Scientific Affairs of the American Psychological Association, and chair of the Executive Committee of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. She is currently president-elect of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. She has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association and the Gold Medal from the American Psychological Foundation Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology, Interamerican Psychologist Award for contributions to psychology as a science and profession in the Americas; and the Carolyn Wood Sherif Award for contributions to the psychology of women as scholar, mentor, teacher, and leader.
Dr. Noelle Sullivan is a cultural and medical anthropologist focusing on the politics of global health in practice. She is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in Global Health Studies and Anthropology at Northwestern University, a Board Member of the charity Worldview Education and Care, and a Public Voices Fellow with The Op-Ed Project. Dr. Sullivan has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Florida and an M.A. in African and African American Studies from SUNY Albany.
Dr. Emily Weiss is the Dow Chemical Company Professor in Northwestern University’s Department of Chemistry. She earned her A.B. from Princeton University and her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Northwestern in 2005. Dr. Weisss research group studies the behavior of nanoscale particles and molecules when they absorb light energy, and aims to discover ways they can convert light energy to electricity and fuel. She is a Public Voices Fellow with The Op-Ed Project.