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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: 850-645-8554

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
+351 214407915 ext 4215

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) 472-8455
Council – Class of 2018
Susan Alberts
Department of Biology
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 919-660-7272
Rebecca (Becky) Fuller
Department 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
Campus Box 90338
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 919-613-8156
Peter Tiffin
Department of Plant Biology
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN 55108
(612) 624-7406
Maria Servedio
Biology Department
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 843-2692
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

2017 SSE Committee Memberships

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

Nominating Committee
Constitution, Article 5
Judith Mank (Chair)
Norman Johnson
Marc Johnson
Finance Committee
Bylaws, Article 4
Edmund Brodie III
Charlie Fenster
Cynthia Weinig
Kent Holsinger
Graduate Student Advisory Council
Megan Kobiela (Chair)
Daren Card
Melissa Kemp
Aide Macias Munoz
Jodie Wiggins
Dobzhansky Award Committee
Bylaws, Article 4
Cynthia Weinig
Isabel Gordo
Jenny Boughman
Fisher Prize Commitee
Bylaws, Article 4
Sally Otto
Kim Hughes
Hopi Hoekstra
Gould Committee
(Two members of the Education committee and the two 3rd year council members)
Louise Mead (Chair)
Kelly Dyer
Kristi Montooth
Michael Antolin
Rosemary Grant Committee
(North American VP, Non-North American VP, 1st & 2nd year council members, 3 members of GSAC))
Isabel Gordo (Chair)
Jenny Boughman
Becky Fuller
Susan Alberts
Trisha Wittkopp
Daniel Matute
3 members of GSAC
Hamilton Award Committee
Joel McGlothlin (Chair)
Janna Fierst
Katy Heath
Chris Herlihy
Jennifer Kovacs
Daniel Matute
Will Ratcliff
Diverse Careers Committee
Lex Flagel (Chair)
Judi Brown Clarke
Eddie Gonzalez
Karl Grieshop, TRAINEE
Aide Macias Munoz, TRAINEE
Sarah Seiter
Liz Silva
Lenny Teytelman
Grace A Wyngaard
Mohamed Noor (ex officio)
Policy Committee
Sarah Otto
Cynthia Weinig
Jenny Boughman
Seeking additional members - contact
Diversity Committee
Daniel Matute
Maurine Neiman
Kelly Dyer
Catherine Rushworth


International Affairs Committee
USA/Canada: Daphne Fairbairn (USA), Andrew Hendry (Canada).
Europe: Axel Meyer (Germany), Nina Wedell (Chair; UK).
Australia/New Zealand: Andrew Cockburn (Australia), Graham Wallis (New Zealand).
Africa: Matthew Conrad (South Africa), Isa-Rita Russo (South Africa).
South America: Enrique Lessa (Uruguay)
Asia: Suhua Shi (China)


Multi-Society Evolution Meeting Organization Committee (aka "Vision Committee")
Aneil Agrawal (SSE representative)
Kelly Zamudio (SSB representative)
Matt Walsh (ASN representative)
Howard Rundle (Chief Meeting Officer)
Andrea Case (SSE EVP)


SSE Education & Outreach Committee
Louise S. Mead (2008) (Chair)
Thomas R. Meagher (1997)  
Michael Antolin (2001)
E Dale Broder (2013)  
Scott Edwards (2000)
George Gilchrist (2009) (ASN Representative)
Joseph L. Graves Jr. (2000)
Kristin Jenkins (2006)
Rebecca Kimball (2008) (SSB Representative)
Rich Kliman (2014)
Juliet Noor (2014)
Mohamed Noor (2013)
Steve Palumbi (2002)
Robert T. Pennock (2000)
Sam Scheiner (2001)
Jim Smith (2012)
Jory P Weintraub (2013)
Lorne Wolfe (2007)



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 Contacts

SSE Communications
Kati Moore
Department of Biology
Campus Box 90338
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708


SSE Business Office & Web
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


EvolDir – Brian Golding


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