Editorial Board

The editorial board helps to identify and review materials for the site. Members assist in the development and testing of site enhancements and help ensure project audiences are reached and active learning approaches are incorporated. 

Engineering Editors


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Rebecca Bates
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN, USA






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Justin Hess - Chief Editor
Assistant Professor 
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA







Life and Environmental Sciences Editors

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Jonathan Beever
Founding Director, UCF Center for Ethics
Program Director, Theoretical and Applied Ethics 
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL, USA






Computer, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences Editors


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Marshall Thomsen
Professor of Physics and Astronomy 
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI, USA






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Susan Winter
Associate Dean of Research, College of Information Studies 
University of Maryland
College Park, MD, USA







Social and Behavioral Sciences


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Lise M. Dobrin
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Interdepartmental Program in Linguistics 
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA







Research Ethics Editors


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Karin Ellison
Clinical Professor, School of Life Sciences 
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, USA 






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Hiromi Sanders
Research Security Manager
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 






International Perspectives Editors

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Thomas M. Powers
Associate Professor of Philosophy/Director 
University of Delaware
Newark, DE, USA






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Qin Zhu
Associate Professor, Engineering Education
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, USA







Social Justice Editors 


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Garrick Louis
Associate Professor, Director of Small Infrastructure and Development Center
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA 







Outreach + Engagement 

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William (Bill) Kelly
Adjunct Faculty, Sustainability 
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA, USA