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SSE Officers and Council Members: 2017
(Names of voting members are in bold face)

Sally Otto
Department of Zoology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Phone: 604-822-2778
Hopi Hoekstra
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 496-9040

Past President
Kim Hughes
Department of Biological Science
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Phone: 850-645-8553

Executive Vice-President
Andrea Case
Department of Biological Sciences
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio, USA 44242
Phone: 330-672-3699
Jenny Boughman (North American)
Department of Zoology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, USA 48824
Phone: 517-353-8636
Isabel Gordo (non-North American)
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência
Cynthia Weinig
Departments of Botany and Molecular Biology
Program in Ecology
University of Wyoming
Laramie WY 820701
Phone: 307-766-6378
Council – Class of 2017
Kelly Dyer Department of Genetics
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7223
Phone: 706-542-3154
Kristi Montooth
School of Biological Sciences
University of Nebraska
Lincoln NE, 68588-0118
Phone: 402-472-2720
Council – Class of 2018
Susan Alberts
Department of Biology
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 919-660-7272
Rebecca (Becky) Fuller
Dept of Animal Biology
University of Illinois - Champaign
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-333-9065
Council – Class of 2019
Daniel Matute
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: (919) 962-4442
Trisha Wittkopp
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: 734.763.1548
Editor-in-Chief, EVOLUTION
Mohamed Noor
Department of Biology
Duke University
Phone: 919-613-8156
Peter Tiffin
University of Minnesota
Maria Servedio
Chair, Education & Outreach
Louise S. Mead
Education Director
BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
567 Wilson Ave, BPS 1441
East Lansing, MI
Phone: 517-884-2560
Chair, International Committee
Nina Wedell
Dept of Biosciences
University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
Phone: +44 (0) 1326 371863

2016 SSE Committee Memberships
* Committee designated in Constitution or Bylaws
Ad hoc committee appointed by Pres. and approved by council

Nominating Committee
Constitution, Article 5
Marta Wayne (Chair)
Judith Mank
Norman Johnson
Finance Committee
Bylaws, Article 4

Edmund Brodie III
Charlie Fenster
Cynthia Weinig
Kent Holsinger

 Graduate Student Advisory Council

Cathy Rushworth (Chair) 
Karl Grieshop
Melissa E. Kemp
Megan Kobiela
Aide Macias Muñoz

Dobzhansky Award Committee
Bylaws, Article 4

Cynthia Weinig
Laura Galloway
Isabel Gordo

Fisher Prize Commitee
Bylaws, Article 4

Daphne Fairbairn
Kim Hughes
Sally Otto

Gould Committee
(Two members of the Education committee and the two 3rd year council members)

Louise Mead (Chair)
Kelly Dyer
Karin Pfennig
Michael Antolin

Rosemary Grant Committee
(North American VP, Non-North American VP, 1st & 2nd year council members, volunteers as needed)

Laura Galloway (chair)
Isabel Gordo
Andrea Case
Kristi Montooth
Becky Fuller
Susan Alberts

Hamilton Award Committee
Joel McGlothlin (Chair)
Lynda Delph
Janna Fierst
Katy Heath
Daniel Matute
Jacob Russell
Will Ratcliff
Diverse Careers Committee
Lex Flagel (Chair)
Judi Brown Clarke
Karl Grieshop, TRAINEE
Eddie Gonzalez
Erin McKenney, TRAINEE
Aide Macias Munoz, TRAINEE
Mohamed Noor
Liz Silva
Lenny Teytelman
Grace A Wyngaard


International Affairs Committee

Daphne Fairbairn (USA), Andrew Hendry (Canada).

Axel Meyer (Germany), Nina Wedell (Chair; UK).

Australia/New Zealand
Andrwe Cockburn (Australia), Graham Wallis (New Zealand).

Matthew Conrad (South Africa), Isa-Rita Russo (South Africa).

South America
Enrique Lessa (Uruguay)

Suhua Shi (China)


Multi-Society Evolution Meeting Organization Committee (aka ‘Vision Committee)
SSE representative: Aneil Agrawal
SSB representative: Lacey Knowles
ASN representative: Becky Fuller
Chief Meeting Officer: Howard Rundle
SSE E-VP: Butch Brodie


SSE Education & Outreach Committee


Louise S. Mead(1997) 

Committee Chair 
Education Director
BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
567 Wilson Ave, BPS 1441
East Lansing, MI

Thomas R. Meagher (1997)  

School of Biology 
University of St Andrews 
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9TH UK 
Tel: + (0)1334 463364

Michael Antolin (2001)

Department of Biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1878
Tel: (970) 491-1911

E Dale Broder (2013)     

Research associate and PhD candidate
Department of Biology, Graduate Program in Ecology 
Colorado State University
E437 Anatomy-Zoology Building 
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1878
Tel: 970-491-4137

Scott Edwards (2000)

Organismic and Evolutionary Biology; Museum
of Comparative Zoology
MCZ 500A
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: (617) 384-8082

George Gilchrist (2009)

ASN Representative
National Science Foundation Division of Environmental. Biology, Room 635 N,
4201 Wilson Blvd. 
Arlington, VA 22230
Tel: (703) 292-7138

Joseph L. Graves Jr. (2000)

Associate Dean for Research
Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering
NCATSU & UNC Greensboro
2907 E. Lee St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
Tel: (336) 285-2858

Kristin Jenkins (2006)

Institute for Biology Education
University of Wisconsin, Madison
445 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706

Rebecca Kimball (2008)

SSB Representative
Department of Zoology 
P.O. Box 118525 
University of Florida 
Gainesville, FL 32611 
Tel: ( 352) 846-3737

Louise Mead (2008)

Education Director, BEACON Center
Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building
Michigan State University
567 Wilson Road Room 1441
East Lansing, MI 48824
Tel: (517) 884-2555

Rich Kliman (2014)

Department of Biological Sciences  
Cedar Crest College 
Allentown, PA 18104 


Juliet Noor (2014)

Biology Department 
Duke University 
Durham, NC 27708 

Mohamed Noor (2013)

Biology Department 
Duke University 
Durham, NC 27708 

Steve Palumbi (2002)

Stanford University
Hopkins Marine Lab
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Tel: (831) 655-6244/6200

Robert T. Pennock (2000)

Lyman Briggs College of Science
Depts. of Philo., CSE, & EEBB
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48825-1107
Tel: (517) 432-7701

Sam Scheiner (2001) 

National Science Foundation
Division of Environmental Biology, Room 635
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
Tel: (703) 292-7175

Jim Smith (2012)

Lyman Briggs College
Michigan State
W-26C Holmes
Tel: (517) 353-3939

Jory P Weintraub (2013)

Program Manager, NESCent Education and Outreach 
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center 
2024 W. Main St., Suite A 200 
Durham, NC 27705 
Tel: (919) 668-4544

Lorne Wolfe (2007) 

Department of Biology 
Georgia Southern University 
Statesboro, GA 30460-8042 
Tel: (912) 478-0848

Bill Dahl  
SSE Office 
St. Louis, MO 63110 
Tel: ( 314) 577-9566

Publishers Contacts

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Otto Ottogalli
Senior Editor, Life Sciences
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
111 River Street M/S 3-02
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Tel: 201-748-7668

Katie Simmons
Managing Editor, Evolution
John Wiley & Sons
111 River Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Ashleigh Astrella
(Handles mailing list rentals)


Business Office

SSE Business Office
William M Dahl
Society for the Study of Evolution
4475 Castleman Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
PO Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
Ph: 314-577-9566
FAX: 314-577-9515
SSE Membership Coordinator
Heather Cacanindin
Membership & Subscriptions Director
4475 Castleman Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
PO Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
Ph: 314-577-9554
FAX: 314-577-9515

List Server Contacts
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