Meet the SciTS2021 Conference Planning Team


SciTS 2021 Conference Co-Chairs

Shalini Misra Shalini Misra, Associate Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech
Anne Khademian Anne Khademian, Executive Director, The Universities at Shady Grove, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University System of Maryland
Karen Roberto Karen Roberto, Executive Director, Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences and Senior Fellow at the Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech



SciTS 2021 Conference Planning

Briana Blanchard, Program Manager, Continuing and Professional Education, Virginia Tech




SciTS 2021 Director of Technology


Chitvan Trivedi, Ph.D. Founder and Editor, ConceptsHacked



Virginia Tech Conference Steering Committee

Catherine Amelink, Acting Vice Provost for Learning Systems and Innovation Effectiveness, Virginia Tech

Isabel Bradburn, Director of Research, Child Development Center for Learning and Research, Department of Human Development, Administrative Fellow, Institute for Society, Culture and Environment (ISCE), Program Director, Policy Destination Area, Virginia Tech

Sylvester Johnson, Professor and Director of the Center for Humanities, Assistant Vice Provost for the Humanities, Executive Director for Tech for Humanity Initiative, Virginia Tech

Patricia Raun, Professor of Performance and Voice, School of Performing Arts, Virginia Tech

Todd Schenk, Assistant Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

G. Don Taylor, Executive Vice Provost, Vice Provost for Learning Systems Innovation and Effectiveness, Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation, Charles O. Gordon Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech



SciTS 2021 Programming Committee 


Stephen Crowley, Professor & Department Chair, Philosophy Department, Boise State University

Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities Emerita, English Department, Wayne State University, Affiliate of the TdLab (Transdisciplinarity Lab) at the ETH-Zurich University for Science and Technology, Switzerland

Michael O’Rourke, Professor of Philosophy and faculty in AgBioResearch, Michigan State University

Andrea Stith, Director of Research Development, Science & Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Daniel Stokols, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Depts. of Psychological Science and Urban Planning and Public Policy, School of Social Ecology, Program in Public Health and Inst. for Clinical & Translational Science, UCI Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine


SciTS 2021 Conference Evaluation

Anne Heberger Marino,  Lean-To Collaborations, LLC, Brunswick, Maine


SciTS 2021 Conference Abstract Reviewers

Amanda Vogel
Andrea Stith
Bethany Laursen
Damayanthi (Dayan) Ranwala
Dan Stokols
Deborah Williams
Elias Samuels
Gaetano Lotrecchiano
Heather Billings
Julie Thompson Klein
Kennan Salinero
Kevin Kniffin
Michael O'Rourke
Shalini Misra
Stephen Crowley
Takehito Kamata
Yan Ding