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Shirley Malcom is Director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs. A former high school science teacher, university faculty member, and NSF Program Officer in science education, Dr. Malcom holds a Ph.D. in ecology from Penn State University. She serves on a number of boards and committees related to science policy and science education at local, state, national, and international levels. She is a trustee of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and American Museum of National History. Dr. Malcom was appointed by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate as a member of the National Science Board and serves as a member of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology. She is author or co-author of numerous publications related to the mission of EHR including, Equity and Excellence: Compatible Goals; Science Assessment in the Service of Reform, and The Effect of the Changing Policy Climate on Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Diversity. As directorate head Dr. Malcom is responsible for ensuring programmatic development, adherence of EHR programs to support AAAS' mission, and garnering financial support for EHR projects. She also serves as spokesperson and advocate for EHR issues and principal investigator and intellectual contributor for EHR projects.
From Complex Science to Contentious Policy: Lessons from Global Warming - Generation Next: What Do They Really Need to Know and How Do We Help Them Learn It?
as author at MIT World Series: Technology Day 2002,
together with: Ronald G. Prinn,