Committees 2016-2017

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Advisory Board of the Yale Institute for Network Science Provost’s Committee on Online Education  
Advisory Committee for Postdoctoral Affairs QBio Advisory Board  
Advisory Committee for the Yale Center for British Art Radiation Safety Committee  
Advisory Committee on Library Policy Research Data Policy Committee  
Advisory Committee on Resources for Students and Employees with Disabilities Review Committee for the Faculty  
Biological Safety Committee Scholar Awards Committee  
Board of University Health Shop Safety Committee  
Chemical and Laboratory Safety Committee Sillman Lectureship Committee  
Conflict of Interest Committee Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the Divinity School  
Cooperative Research Committee Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies  
Cowles Foundation Executive Committee Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Management  
Data Governance Committee Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Nursing  
Digital Humanities Executive Committee Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Public Health  
FAS Classroom Operations Committee Standing Advisory Appointments Committee for the Arts Schools  
HIPAA Privacy and Security Advisory Committee Technology Accessibility Working Group  
Human Embryonic Stem Cell Oversight Committee (ESCRO) University Budget Committee  
Information Technology Services Committee University Research Compliance Committee  
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) University Safety Committee  
Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct  
Jackson Institute Executive Committee University-Wide Teaching and Learning Committee  
Learning Management System Steering Committee Yale Center for Research Computing Steering Committee  
MacMillian Center Executive Committee Yale Quantum Institute Advisory Committee  
Michele Dufault Fund for Yale Women in Science Committee Yale Science Building Committee  
Provost’s Advisory Committee on International Activities    

Advisory Board of the Yale Institute for Network Science

Purpose:
The Board will advise the co-Directors and the Provost on strategic directions and budget planning for the development of the Institute.

Chair: Nicholas Christakis

Committee Members:

  • Julia Adams
  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Nicholas Christakis
  • Steven Girvin
  • Thomas Keegan
  • Daniel Spielman
  • Leandros Tassiulas
  • Kyle Vanderlick

Advisory Committee for Postdoctoral Affairs

Purpose:
The primary mission of this committee is to improve the postdoctoral experience at Yale through the development and promotion of sound postdoctoral mentoring practices. The committee also serves as a valuable resource to advise the Provost’s Office on postdoctoral training, career development, and other factors that have the potential to enhance postdoctoral life at the University.

Chair: Marina Picciotto

Committee Members:

  • John Alvaro
  • Karen Anderson
  • Michael Caplan
  • Liza Comita
  • Robert Crabtree
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Shilpa Hattangadi
  • Marina Picciotto
  • Dieter Soll
  • David Stern

Advisory Committee for the Yale Center for British Art

Purpose:
This Committee, chaired by YCBA Director Amy Meyers, Supports the center in its dual mission as a public gallery and an interdisciplinary center for research and teaching.

Chair: Amy Meyers

Committee Members:

  • Timothy Barringer
  • Nicole Bouche
  • David Bromwich
  • Edward Cooke
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Mark Hallett
  • Gary Haller
  • Langdon Hammer
  • Paul Kennedy
  • Marta Kuzma
  • Naomi Lamoreaux
  • Amy Meyers
  • Annabel Patterson
  • Steven Pincus
  • Jules Prown
  • Alexander Purves
  • Claude Rawson
  • Joseph Roach
  • Edwin Schroeder
  • Steven Smith
  • J Lloyd Suttle
  • Gary Tomlinson
  • Katherine Trumpener
  • Keith Wrightson

Advisory Committee on Library Policy

Purpose:
The Advisory Committee on Library Policy is convened by the Provost to provide guidance and assistance to the University Librarian on the policy matters pertaining to Yale’s libraries.

Chair: Aaron Gerow

Committee Members:

  • Sebastian Bezerra
  • Paul Barash
  • Aaron Gerow
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Jacqueline Goldsby
  • Bruce Gordon
  • Daniel Harrison
  • Christina Kraus
  • Marcela Echeverri Munoz
  • Daisuke Nagai
  • Jill Parchuck
  • Oswald Schmitz
  • Edwin Schroeder
  • Eliyahu Stern
  • J Lloyd Suttle

Advisory Committee on Resources for Students and Employees with Disabilities

Purpose:
The Committee provides the University with advice and assistance in fulfilling its commitment to maintain an environment that is accessible and supportive of the work and scholarship of all students, faculty and staff. 

Chair: Carl Baum

Committee Members:

  • Susan Abramson
  • Carl Baum
  • Rose bender
  • Daria Biancardi
  • Douglas Denes
  • Americo Esquibies
  • Howard Forman
  • Cindy Greenspun
  • Robert Harper-Mangels
  • Caroline Hendel
  • David Hirsch
  • Kyleen Huber
  • Maria Kaliambou
  • Lisa Kimmel
  • Ruth Koizim
  • Anthony Kulikowski
  • Rafael Lefkowitz
  • Amanda Leiss
  • Kristi Lockhart
  • J Patrick Loria
  • Christine Muller
  • Benjamin Nadolsky
  • Sohum Pal
  • Naomi Rogers
  • Patricia Ryan-Krause
  • Lisa Sawin
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Valarie Stanley
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Glenn Weston-Murphy
  • Alexander Westphal
  • Judith York

Biological Safety Committee

Purpose:
The Committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the protection of faculty, students and staff from biohazardous agents that may be present in laboratory materials or in the environment; oversees the activities of the Department of Biological Safety within Environmental Health and Safety; fulfills the responsibilities of the Institutional Biohazards Committee as defined in the NIH Guildelines for Recombinant DNA Research; and ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of biohazardous agents.

Chair: Craig Roy

Co-Chair: Peter Tattersall

Committee Members:

  • Nadia Abdala
  • Richard Baxter
  • Choukri Ben Mamoun
  • Nicole Clay
  • Susan Compton
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • Benjamin Fontes
  • Roslyn Hamilton
  • Robert Heimer
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Douglas Kankel
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Thomas Kolodecik
  • Paul Kowalski
  • James Macy
  • Richard Martinello
  • Jamie Maziara
  • Bruce McCann
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Craig Roy
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Victoria Smith
  • Richard Sutton
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Heidi Voegeli

Board of University Health

Purpose:
The Board of University Health reviews and advises the Yale Health leadership regarding proposed changes in Yale Health programs, benefits, and budgets, and serves as the governing body of Yale Health for purposes of State licensure. Additionally, from time to time, the Board of University Health may be called upon to advise the University leadership on issues relating the health and health care of the Yale community.

Chair: Stephanie Spangler

Co-Chair: Kimberly Goff-Crews

Committee Members:

  • Melanie Boyd
  • Burgwell Howard
  • Marvin Chun
  • Joanne DeBernardo
  • David Florin
  • Howard Forman
  • Paul Genecin
  • Kimberly Goff-Crews
  • Martha Highsmith
  • Barbara Hildebrand
  • Holly Kennedy
  • Judith Krauss
  • Michelle Nearon
  • Hugh Penney
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Paul Taheri
  • Ronald Vender

Chemical and Laboratory Safety Committee

Purpose:
The committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the use of chemicals in research, teaching, and other activities at the University, as well as laboratory activities not within the purview of the Institutional Biosafety and Radiation Safety Committees; serve as the University’s Chemical Hygiene Committee for the OSHA Laboratory Standard; assess the adequacy of existing training and other protections related to the use of chemicals; and ensure the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of chemicals.

Chair: Kurt Zilm

Committee Members:

  • Titus Boggon
  • Jonathan Clune
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • John-Paulo Fernandes
  • Robert Heimer
  • Seth Herzon
  • Christopher Incarvito
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Cathleen King
  • Steve Lamoreaux
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Jane Merkel
  • Claudia Merson
  • Nabeel Nabulsi
  • Jonathan Parr
  • Michael Power
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Cynthia Smith
  • David Stern
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Vincent Wilczynski
  • Wing Shing Yip
  • Kurt Zilm

Conflict of Interest Committee

Purpose:
This Committee is convened in accordance with the Yale University Policy on Conflict of Interest (the Policy) to advise the University leadership regarding the implementation of the Policy and to review individual disclosures of external activities submitted by faculty, and by non-faculty personnel and students who are engaged in research. In reviewing disclosures, the Committee is convened in accordance with the Yale University Policy on Conflict of Interest (the Policy) to advise the University leadership regarding the implementation of the Policy and to review individual disclosures of external activities submitted by faculty, and by non-faculty personnel and students who are engaged in research. In reviewing disclosures, the committee identifies apparent and actual conflicts of interest and determines means whereby these conflicts can be eliminated or appropriately managed to ensure that the University is in compliance with the Policy and with relevant federal regulations.

Chair: Edward Snyder

Committee Members:

  • Sandra Alfano
  • Paul Anastas
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Richard Bucala
  • Hui Cao
  • Jerry Collins
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Richard Formica
  • Julie Hamilton
  • Roberta Hines
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Rachael Lampert
  • Alexandra Lansky
  • Paul Lombroso
  • Chris Mihok
  • Cathleen Montano
  • Jill Pagliuca
  • John Puziss
  • E Jonathan Soderstrom
  • Olav Sorenson
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Fred Wright

Cooperative Research Committee

Purpose:
The Committee advises the provost on policies and procedures relating to intellectual property and technology transfer, as well as on certain issues relating to the academia-industry interface. The Committee also provides advice and direction to Yale’s Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), particularly on matters relating to faculty interests in technology development and faculty interactions with OCR.

Chair: Laura Niklason

Committee Members:

  • Robert Bienstock
  • James Boyle
  • Richard Bucala
  • Pamela Caudill
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Robert Constable
  • Craig Crews
  • Steven Girvin
  • Farren Isaacs
  • Kyle Jensen
  • Alexandra Lansky
  • Patricia Pedersen
  • Peter Schulam
  • E Jonathan Soderstrom
  • Dianqing Wu

Cowles Foundation Executive Committee

Purpose:
The Cowles Foundation Executive Committee is an important sounding board for Larry Samuelson in his role as director and will develop recommendations to inform strategic planning, policy setting, and budgetary decision making for Cowles.

Committee Members:

  • Joseph Altonji
  • Donald Andrews
  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Xiaohong Chen
  • John Geanakoplos
  • Johannes Horner
  • Yuichi Kitamura
  • Samuel Kortum
  • Konstantinos Meghir
  • Giuseppe Moscarini
  • Larry Samuelson
  • Anthony Smith

Data Governance Committee

Purpose:
Committee’s primary duty is to ensure responsibility, accountability and sustainability of data practices.Enhance the existing data governance policies to reflect changing practices and regulations.

Chair: Susan Gibbons

Committee Members:

  • Susan Bouregy
  • Sheree Carter-Galvan
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Steven Girvin
  • Allen Hsiao
  • Anna Maria Hummerstone
  • Limor Makoul
  • Vijay Menta
  • Richard Mikelinich
  • Daisuke Nagai
  • Judy Offutt
  • Gabriel Olszewski
  • Timothy Pavlis
  • Len Peters

Digital Humanities Executive Committee

Purpose:
This committee brings together the various constituencies concerned with advancing work in the digital humanities at Yale. The group serves in formal advisory capacity to the Digital Humanities Lab, located in Sterling Memorial.

Chair: Amy Hungerford

Committee Members:

  • Marijeta Bozovic
  • Wai Chee Dimock
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Alice Kaplan
  • Peter Leonard
  • Mary Miller
  • Andrew Quintman
  • Elihu Rubin
  • Holly Rushmeier
  • Laura Wexler

FAS Classroom Operations Committee

Purpose:
The Committee oversees the maintenance and management of FAS classrooms.

Chair: Emily Shandley

Committee Members:

  • Craig Canfield
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • John-Paulo Fernandes
  • Anthony Ferrara
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Pedro Monroy
  • Suzanne Shaw
  • Marilena Stephens
  • Judith York

HIPAA Privacy and Security Advisory Committee

Purpose:
The Committee provides guidance in regard to safeguarding HIPAA-protected health information (PHI).  The Committee will advise the provost, the Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer, and the HIPAA Security Officer on policies, procedures, and controls to protect PHI and to ensure compliance with federal HIPAA regulation and guidance; HIPAA compliance monitoring and risk mitigation strategies; and University responses to emergent HIPAA enforcement and regulatory activities.

Chair: Cynthia Smith

Committee Members:

  • Douglas Bebbington
  • Sylvia Bedard
  • Frederick Borrelli
  • Susan Bouregy
  • Michael DiMaggio
  • Terri Estes
  • Allen Hsiao
  • Holly Kennedy
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Paul Genecin
  • Richard Mikelinich
  • Mary O’Brien
  • Cynthia Pattison
  • Hugh Penny
  • Harold Rose
  • Sharon Schmidt
  • Kelly Santamauro
  • Jacqueline Sessler
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Glynn Stanton
  • Lisa Stump
  • Martha Swartz
  • Andrea Basile Terrillion
  • Tina Tyson
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Ronald Vender

Human Embryonic Stem Cell Oversight Committee (ESCRO)

Purpose:
The ESCRO was convened to explore and address the many ethical, scientific, and policy questions associated with human embryonic stem cell research and to oversee the derivation and use of human embryonic and other human totipotent and pluripotent stem cell lines at the University and/or by Yale investigators. The ESCRO,reviews research proposals involving human embryonic/toti-pluripotent cell lines (hES research); monitors and promotes compliance of hES research with all relevant regulations, policies, and guidelines; maintains registries of hES research conducted at Yale and hES cell lines derived or imported by University investigators; and facilitates the education of investigators and research personnel involved in hES research in related ethical, legal, and policy issues. The ESCRO must draw upon expertise from a variety of disciplines to exercise its responsibilities.

Co-Chair: Sandra Alfano, Co-Chair: Maurice Mahoney

Committee Members:

  • Mari Armstrong
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Elizabeth Eynon
  • Stephen Latham
  • In-Hyun Park
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Flora Vaccarino

Information Technology Services Committee

Purpose:
This committee meets periodically to provide advice to the provost, the vice president for Finance and Business Operations, and Yale’s Chief Information Officer on Yale’s information technology policies, strategies, priorities and services in support of faculty and students

Chair: Helen Caines

Committee Members:

  • Sarab Al Ani
  • Helen Caines
  • Nicholas Christakis
  • John Eberhart
  • Paul Forscher
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Eugene (Kevin) Hall
  • Limor Makoul
  • Vijay Menta
  • Leonard Peters
  • Daniel Spielman
  • Andrew Szymkowkiak
  • Richard (Andrew) Taylor
  • Susan West
  • Laura Wexler
  • Hongyu Zhao
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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Purpose
The University relies upon the IACUC to ensure that the care and use of animals involved in Yale’s research initiatives are humane, appropriate, and in compliance with relevant regulations and policies.

Committee Members:

Confidential Member list

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

Purpose:
Yale University’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) maintains Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) to provide the ethical review and oversight of its human research activities. The IRBs have the authority to grant exemption from review, approve, disapprove, require modification in research protocols and monitor research to ensure that the rights and welfare of research participants are protected.  The IRBs apply the highest standards promulgated by Federal and State regulation and guidance as well as accreditation through The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) .  For a detailed list of committee members please click here.

Jackson Institute Executive Committee

Purpose:
This group will provide valuable perspectives on a range of topics to do with the institute’s strategic direction

Chair: James Levinsohn

Committee Members:

  • John Gaddis
  • Tamar Gendler
  • Ann Kurth
  • James Levinsohn
  • Ahmed Mobarak
  • Catherine Panter-Brick
  • Robert Post
  • J Lloyd Suttle

Learning Management System Steering Committee

Purpose:
Consider a possible change in Yale’s Learning Management System (LMS) from classes V2 (sakai) to canvas.

Chair: Scott A. Strobel

Committee Members:

  • Jacqueline Abuin
  • Erich Bolton
  • Maria Ciarleglio
  • Jessica Coviello
  • Ankit Disa
  • James Duncan
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Ekaterina Ginzburg
  • David Hirsch
  • Walter Jetz
  • Anthony Koleske
  • George Levesque
  • Jane Livingston
  • Susan Monsen
  • Gabriel Olszewski
  • Kyle Skinner
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Alan Usas
  • Laura Wexler
  • Craig Wright

MacMillian Center Executive Committee

Purpose:
The Committee provides perspective and advise about the MacMillian Center to the MacMillian Center director and the provost.

Chair: Ian Shapiro

Committee Members:

  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Rahima Chaudhury
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Moira Fradinger
  • Jacob Hacker
  • Oona Hathaway
  • Susan Hyde
  • Deepu Joseph
  • Naomi Lamoreaux
  • James Levinsohn
  • Catherine Panter-Brick
  • Ian Shapiro
  • Timothy Snyder
  • J Lloyd Suttle

Michele Dufault Fund for Yale Women in Science Committee

Purpose:
This committee advises the Provost on the budgeting and use of income from the Michele Dufault fund.

  • Sandy Chang
  • Debra Fischer
  • Carl Hashimoto
  • Mary-Louise Timmermans
  • Claudia Urry

Provost’s Advisory Committee on International Activities

Purpose:
Provide advise and guidance to the provost regarding the reorganizing and consolidating oversight of a variety of international activities into the Provost’s Office.

Chair: Ben Polak

Committee Members:

  • David Bach
  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Jane Edwards
  • Donald Filer
  • James Levinsohn
  • Pericles Lewis
  • Linda Lorimer
  • Ian Shapiro

Provost’s Committee on Online Education

Purpose:
This committee is charged with considering the critical issues that will arise as a result of our continued expansion of online education initiatives, including intellectual property rights, student privacy concerns, and the impact that new initiatives will have on Yale and on higher education in general. The group also reviews proposals from faculty who are interested in creating massive online open courses. The committee is chaired by Craig Wright, Yale’s academic director of online education, and staffed by Lucas Swineford, director of the Office of Digital Dissemination and Online Education.

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • David Bach
  • Paul Bloom
  • Sheree Carter-Galvan
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Ekaterina Ginzburg
  • Diana Kleiner
  • Jane Livingston
  • Linda Lorimer
  • Douglas McKee
  • Laurie Santos
  • Ramamurti Shankar
  • Scott A. Strobel
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Laura Wexler
  • Craig Wright
  • Bethany Zemba

QBio Advisory Board

Purpose:

Committee Members:

  • Jonathon Howard
  • Thierry Emonet
  • Tamar Gendler
  • Steve Girvin
  • Jay Humphrey
  • Christine Jacobs-Wagner
  • Scott Miller
  • Ruth Montgomery

Radiation Safety Committee

Purpose:
The Committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the protection of faculty, students, and staff from radiation; oversees the activities of the Radiation Safety Section of Environmental Health and Safety; and ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of radioactive materials and radiation sources.

Chair: Albert Sinusas

Committee Members:

  • Jeffery Ashenfelter
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Ming-Kai Chen
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Yiyun Henry Huang
  • Steve Lamoreaux
  • Maria Picciotto
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Albert Sinusas
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Tammy Stemen
  • Mathew Varughese

Research Data Policy Committee

Purpose:
The Research Data Policy Committee (RDPC) is charged with drafting a Research Data Policy For Yale University. The RDPC will recommend a policy that clearly defines the University’s commitment and core principles regarding research data,

Committee Members:

  • Euan Cochrane
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Steven Girvin
  • Michelle Hudson
  • Kiran Keshav
  • Limor Makoul
  • Joseph Paolillo
  • Jill Parchuck

Review Committee for the Faculty

Purpose:
This committee plays an important role in ensuring the integrity and fairness of our appointments process and other faculty policies. The committee meets only when complaints are forwarded to it for consideration. The procedures of the committee are described in the Faculty Handbook, Chapters III.L and III.M. (http://provost.yale.edu/faculty-handbook).

Committee Members:

  • Julia Adams
  • Michelle Addington
  • Jay Ague
  • Susan Rose Ackerman
  • Rick Antle
  • Ian Ayres
  • Rudiger Campe
  • Julie Dorsey
  • Carlos Eire
  • Jonathan Feinstein
  • Eduardo Ferandez-Duque
  • Roberta Frank
  • Maria Geha
  • John Hare
  • Christine Jacobs-Wagner
  • Jutta Joormann
  • Marianne LaFrance
  • Millicent Marcus
  • Victoria Nolan
  • Stephanie O’Malley
  • Nicholas Read
  • Holly Rushmeier
  • Lynn Tanoue
  • Michael Warner
  • James Whitman
  • Steven Wilkinson

Scholar Awards Committee

Purpose:
This committee reviews internal candidates from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Yale School of Medicine for a variety of important competitive junior faculty awards, including for example, the Packard Fellowships. The committee meets approximately eight to 10 times per year.

Chair: David Zenisek

Committee Members:

  • Vikki Abrahams
  • Eric Altman
  • Karen Anderson
  • Emily Bakemeier
  • Jonathan Bogan
  • Richard G. Bribiescas
  • David Calderwood
  • Daniel Colon-Rarr
  • Robert Constable
  • Michael Crair
  • Alan Dardik
  • Marie Egan
  • Barbara Ehrlich
  • Anne Eichmann
  • Thierry Emonet
  • Alexey Fedorov
  • Paul Forscher
  • Steven Girvin
  • David Glahn
  • Anjelica Gonzalez
  • Jaime Grutzendler
  • Jonathan Howard
  • Susan Kaech
  • Harriet Kluger
  • J patrick Loria
  • Walther Mothes
  • Corey O’Hern
  • Jeffery Park
  • Valerie Reinke
  • Carolyn Slayman
  • Marcella Smith
  • Melanie Smith
  • Jane Taylor
  • David Vasseur
  • Yong Xiong
  • Elsa Chui Yan
  • David Zenisek

Shop Safety Committee

Purpose:
The committee will play an important role in promoting the mission of the university by overseeing the safety of the Yale community using shops for both curricular and non-curricular purposes on campus.

Chair: Aaron Dollar

Committee Members:

  • Vincent Bernardo
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Susan Cahan
  • John Campbell
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Aaron Dollar
  • Anthony Ferrara
  • Roger Goode
  • Carl Hashimoto
  • Martin Kersels
  • Kathryn Krier
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Neil Mulligan
  • Timothy Newton
  • Terence Nixon
  • Daniel Ormrod
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • William Reynolds
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Vincent Wilczynski
  • Kurt Zilm

Sillman Lectureship Committee

Purpose:
For over 100 years, the Silliman Lectureship has been one of the highest honors that Yale could bestow on a visiting scientist. The Silliman Lectureship Committee nominates individuals for the lectureship and is responsible for helping to plan

Chair: Jonathon Howard

Committee Members:

  • Nancy Carrasco
  • Debra Fischer
  • Jonathon Howard
  • Jay Humphrey
  • Scott Miller
  • Samuel Payne
  • Richard Prum
  • Alanna Schepartz
  • Karen Seto
  • Daniel Spielman
  • Mary-Louis Timmerma
  • Claudia Urry

Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the Divinity School

Purpose:
The Provosts’ Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee (SAAC) for the Yale Divinity School, advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions.

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Jessica Brantley
  • Emily Bakemeier
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Michael Della Rocca
  • Carlos Eire
  • Hannan Hever
  • Holly Kennedy
  • Anthony Kronman
  • Benjamin Polak
  • John Rogers
  • Kathryn Tanner

Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Purpose:
The Provost’s Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee (SAAC) for the School of Forestry, advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions.

Chair: Ben Polak

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Ruth Blake
  • Richard G. Bribiescas
  • Gary Brudvig
  • Jaehong Kim
  • Ann Kurth
  • Brian Leaderer
  • BenJamin Polak
  • James Saiers
  • Eric Sargis
  • Peter Schott
  • Susan Stokes
  • Elizabeth Woods

Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Management

Purpose:
The Provost’s Standing Advisory and Appointment Committee (SAAC) for the Yale School of Management, advises the provost with respect to the school’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions.

Chair: Ben Polak

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • John Bargh
  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Philip Haile
  • Henry Hansmann
  • Joshua Knobe
  • Jonathan Macey
  • Catherine Painter-Brick
  • Steven Pincus
  • Frances McCall Rosenbluth
  • Anthony Smith

Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Nursing

Purpose:
The Provosts’ Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee (SAAC) for the Yale School of Nursing, advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions.

Chair: Ben Polak

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Jacob Hacker
  • Albert Ko
  • Carolyn Mazure
  • Rafael Perez-Escamilla
  • Asghar Rastegar
  • Claudia Valeggia
  • Fred Volkmar
  • Robin Whittemore

Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee for the School of Public Health

Purpose:
This Committee reviews candidates for appointments with and without term and, from time to time, is called upon to provide advice to the dean of the School of Medicine, the dean of Public Health, and the provost regarding matters of importance to YSPH. The Committee’s membership is comprised of the deans of the School of Medicine and the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, who serve ex officio as co-chairs, and representatives from the YSPH senior faculty, the YSM senior faculty of non-YSPH departments, and the senior faculty of non-YSM schools and departments.

Committee

  • Woo-Kyoung Ahn
  • Karen Anderson
  • James baron
  • Cynthia Brandt
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Jeannette Ickovisc
  • Walter Kernan
  • Jody Sindelar
  • Mary Tinetti
  • John Wargo
  • Hongyu Zhoa

Standing Advisory Appointments Committee for the Arts Schools

Purpose:
The Provost’s Standing Advisory and Appointment Committee (SAAC) for the Yale School of Architecture, Art, Drama and Music advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans and the authorization of faculty positions.

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Emily Bakemeier
  • Timothy Barringer
  • Robert Blocker
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Keller Easterling
  • Daniel Harrison
  • Martin Kersels
  • Yuri Kordonsky
  • Robert Nelson
  • Benjamin Polak
  • Ruth Yeazell

Technology Accessibility Working Group

Purpose:
Understand the current technology landscape at Yale with regards to issues of accessibility for the disabled.

Chair: Susan Gibbons

Committee Members:

  • Sheree Carter-Galvan
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Caroline Hendel
  • David Hirsch
  • Rebecca Hirsch
  • Jane Livingston
  • Andrea MacAdam
  • Lisa Sawin
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Judith York

University Budget Committee

Purpose:
Yale’s operating and capital budgets express in financial terms the wide array of programs and initiatives under way and planned. The need to understand what programs cost, how they are funded, and the implications of current decisions for the longer term well-being of the university are all subjects for constant review as we build the next budget and plan for the allocation of resources over the long term. The University Budget Committee (UBC) plays an important advisory role in this process.

Committee Members:

  • Steven Berry
  • Michael Caplan
  • Joseph Crosby
  • Alan Gerber
  • Jennifer Herdt
  • Gregory Huber
  • James Levinsohn
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • Kyle Vanderlick
  • Cynthia Walker

University Research Compliance Committee

Purpose:
The Committee is charged with reviewing and addressing the institutional implications of existing and proposed legislation, regulations, and guidance that relate to the conduct of research at the University. In addition, the Committee advises the Office of the Provost, Research Administration, and the Office of General Counsel regarding means to enhance the research community’s understanding of and compliance with these regulations and related University policies. Finally, the Committee is called upon from time to time to review and make recommendations regarding issues relating to specific research compliance programs, such as those involving human subject protections and conflicts of interest.

Chair: Steven Girvin

Committee Members:

  • Sandra Alfano
  • Madelon Baranoski
  • Jeri Barney
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Douglas Bebbington
  • Susan Bouregy
  • Kathy Byington
  • Donald Deyo
  • Kathryn Engle
  • Elizabeth Eynon
  • Kelly Fusco
  • Steve Girvin
  • Tracy Guarnieri
  • Troy Hallman
  • Judy Harris
  • Richard Jacob
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Donna McMahon
  • Christopher Mihok
  • Jill Pagliuca
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Patricia Seymour
  • Albert Sinusas
  • James Slattery
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Alice Tangredi-Hannon
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Cynthia Walker

University Safety Committee

Purpose:
The University Safety Committee reviews, and provides advice to the leadership of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) regarding EHS policies and programs. The Committee includes representatives from University offices that have expertise in and responsibility for various aspects of campus safety and is therefore also positioned to address and advise the University leadership on a broad array of safety issues that go beyond EHS’s purview.

Chair: Stephanie Spangler

Committee Members:

  • Kirsten Bechtel
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Maria Bouffard
  • Susan Cahan
  • Pamela Caudill
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Alexandra D’Amico
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Aaron Dollar
  • Roger Goode
  • Ronnell Higgins
  • George Hines
  • Daniel Killen
  • Kathryn Krier
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Von Narcisse
  • Carrie Redlich
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • William Reynolds
  • Craig Roy
  • John Sinard
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • William Summers
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn

University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct

Purpose:
The University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct (UWC) is designed to address allegations of sexual misconduct of every kind and is available to students, faculty and staff across the University according to the guidelines.

Chair: David Post

Committee Members:

  • Michelle Addington
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Helen Caines
  • Margit Dahl
  • Enrique De La Cruz
  • Michael Della Rocca
  • Sara Demars
  • Sarah Demers Konezny
  • Eileen Donahue
  • Paul Genecin
  • Max Goldberg
  • Alfred Guy
  • Kimberly Harris
  • Paul Hawkshaw
  • Jay Humphrey
  • Ayotunde Ifaturoti
  • Catherine Jennings
  • Amy Justice
  • Marija Kamceva
  • Anne Kors
  • Douglas Kysar
  • Stephen Latham
  • Jane Lee
  • Eliza Lehner
  • Kathryn Lofton
  • Katherine Martin
  • John Mayes
  • Aley Menon
  • Guy Ortoleva
  • Maria Pinango
  • David Post
  • Asha Rangappa
  • Judith Resnik
  • Michael Rigsby
  • Marie Robert
  • Anita Sharif-Hyder
  • Ksenia Sidorenko
  • Ronald Smith
  • Mark Solomon
  • Priyamvada Sundaresan
  • Arthur Swersey
  • George Syrimis
  • Lauren Tilton
  • Brian Tompkins
  • Maria Trumpler
  • Elizabeth Villarreal

University-Wide Teaching and Learning Committee

Purpose:
Advises Teaching and Learning Center on needs of school, students and faculty.

Chair: Scott A. Strobel

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Serena Blocker
  • Jessica Coviello
  • Eli Fenichel
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Jennifer Herdt
  • Janet Hafler
  • Kathryn Miller-Jensen
  • Brian Leaderer
  • Jed Rubenfeld
  • Lucas Swineford

Yale Center for Research Computing Steering Committee

Purpose:
This committee steers the intellectual direction of the YCRC and advise on budgetary matters.

Chair: Steve Girvin and Cynthia Walker

Committee Members:

  • Alan Anticevic
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Mark Gerstein
  • Amy Hungerford
  • Sohrab Ismail-Beigi
  • Kiran Keshav
  • Harlan Krumholz
  • Shrikant Mane
  • Daisuke Nagai
  • Karen Seto
  • Carolyn Slayman
  • Scott Strobel

Yale Quantum Institute Advisory Committee

Purpose:
The committee provides perspective and advise about the Yale Quantum Institute director and the provost.

Committee Members:

  • Charles Ahn
  • David DeMille
  • Michael Devoret
  • Steven Girvin
  • Jack Harris
  • Nicholas Read
  • Robert Schoelkopt
  • Daniel Spielman
  • A Douglas Stone
  • Hongxing Tang
  • Paul L Tipton

Yale Science Building Committee

Purpose:
Science Building Committee provides advise on the programmatic scope, design requirements, design and makes recommendations for the best accommodating the research needs of the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental

Chair: Anna Marie Pyle

Committee Members:

  • Shirin Bahmanyar
  • John Carlson
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Thierry Emonet
  • Joshua Gendron
  • Scott Holley
  • Valerie Horsley
  • Jonathon Howard
  • Vivian Irish
  • Kari Nordstrom
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • James Slattery
  • Paul Turner
  • Yong Xiong
  • George Zdru