Staff

Joseph Dumit, Director

Joseph Dumit, Director

Joseph Dumit is the Director of ISS and a Professor of Science & Technology Studies (STS) and of Anthropology at UC Davis. His research examines how science and medicine change, and how the lives of Americans, including consumers, patients, doctors and scientists also change as the nature of facts and evidence change.

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Marianne Bitler, Interim Director

Marianne Bitler, Interim Director

Professor of Economics Marianne Bitler is Interim Director of ISS for 2017-18, effective July 1, 2017, while Joe Dumit is on sabbatical.

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Victoria Austin, Assistant Director

Victoria Austin, Assistant Director

Vicky Austin is the Assistant Director of ISS. She is the lead staff member and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and for assisting the director in determining the strategic direction of the Institute.

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Monica Fischer, Financial Analyst

Monica Fischer, Financial Analyst

Monica Fischer is the Financial Analyst for ISS. She manages and provides highly technical financial services for ISS.

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Ben Hinshaw, Writer & Webmaster

Ben Hinshaw, Writer & Webmaster

Ben Hinshaw is responsible for ISS marketing and communications, including web content, newsletters, and social media.

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John Daniels, Social Science Data Service

John Daniels, Social Science Data Service

John Daniels is the Statistical Programming Consultant and Systems Administrator for the Social Science Data Service. He maintains the SSDS central research systems, and provides expert consulting for the most commonly used statistical and mathematical software applications employed by Division of Social Science researchers. He also provides general research-oriented computing advice for more specialized projects.

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