Executive Committee

ISS Executive Committee members assist the director with determining the overall direction of and strategy for the institute, ensuring wide representation across social science disciplines. They review funding proposals, assist with event planning, and represent the institute at university-wide meetings. Committee members may apply for ISS funding, but must recuse themselves from the review process.
Jacob Hibel (Sociology)

Jacob Hibel (Sociology)

Jacob Hibel is an associate professor of sociology.

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Wiebke Bleidorn (Psychology)

Wiebke Bleidorn (Psychology)

Wiebke Bleidorn is an associate professor of psychology.

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Zoe Drayson (Philosophy)

Zoe Drayson (Philosophy)

Zoe Drayson is an assistant professor of philosophy.

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Daniel Stolzenberg (History)

Daniel Stolzenberg (History)

Daniel Stolzenberg is an associate professor of history.

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Katherine Eriksson (Economics)

Katherine Eriksson (Economics)

Katherine Eriksson is an assistant professor of economics.

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Marianne Bitler (Economics)

Marianne Bitler (Economics)

Professor of Economics Marianne Bitler is the interim director of ISS for 2017-18.

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Nicolas Zwyns (Anthropology)

Nicolas Zwyns (Anthropology)

Nicolas Zwyns is an assistant professor of evolutionary anthropology.

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Joe Dumit (Anthropology and Science & Technology Studies)

Joe Dumit (Anthropology and Science & Technology Studies)

Professor of Anthropology and Science & Technology Studies (STS) Joe Dumit is the director of ISS (on sabbatical for 2017-18).

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Robert Bayley (Linguistics)

Robert Bayley (Linguistics)

Robert Bayley is a professor of linguistics, chair of the Graduate Group in Linguistics, and a member of the Graduate Group in Education.

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Cuihua (Cindy) Shen (Communication)

Cuihua (Cindy) Shen (Communication)

Cuihua (Cindy) Shen is an associate professor of communication.

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Heather Elko McKibben (Political Science)

Heather Elko McKibben (Political Science)

Heather Elko McKibben is an assistant professor of political science.

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