Committees

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
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Marina Picciotto
  • Dieter Soll
  • Ann Staver
  • David Stern
  • Joann Sweasy
Purpose:

The Advisory Committee is an important sounding board for Steve Pitti in his role as the Center’s director and will develop recommendations to inform strategic planning and policy setting.

Chair: Stephen Pitti

Committee Members:

  • Emily Bakemeier
  • David Blight
  • Daphne Brooks
  • John Dovidio
  • Pamela Franks
  • Inderpal Grewal
  • Matthew Jacobson
  • Gerald Jaynes
  • Willie Jennings
  • Tracey Meares
  • Kobena Mercer
  • George Miles
  • Alicia Schmidt Camacho
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
  • Gary Haller
  • Mark Hallett
  • Langdon Hammer
  • Paul Kennedy
  • Marta Kuzma
  • Naomi Lamoreaux
  • Jules Prown
  • Alexander Purves
  • Claude Rawson
  • Joseph Roach
  • Edwin Schroeder
  • Steven Smith
  • J Lloyd Suttle
  • Katherine Trumpener
  • Stephanie Wiles
  • Keith Wrightson
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: Edward Kamens

Committee Members:

  • Paul Barash
  • Curtis Colvett
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Anjelica Gonzalez
  • Reina Maruyama
  • Fiona Scott Morton
  • Jill Parchuck
  • Ethan Perets
  • Edwin Schroeder
  • Ishaan Srivastava
  • Constance Sherak
  • Lloyd Suttle
  • Ruth Yeazell
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
  • Rose Bender
  • Daria Biancardi
  • Erin Braselmann
  • Sarah Chang
  • Zach Connerty-Marin
  • Douglas Denes
  • Tarek Fahmy
  • Howard Forman
  • James Fullton
  • Mary Gilstad
  • Cindy Greenspun
  • Robert Harper-Mangels
  • Caroline Hendel
  • David Hirsch
  • Cathy Jackson
  • Maria Kaliambou
  • Lisa Kimmel
  • Ruth Koizim
  • Anthony Kulikowski
  • Brian Linde
  • Kristi Lockhart
  • J Patrick Loria
  • Cindy Miller
  • Sohum Pal
  • Susan Parke
  • Naomi Rogers
  • Patricia Ryan-Krause
  • Joel Sanders
  • Lisa Sawin
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Valarie Stanley
  • Sonia Valle
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Michael Vaughn
  • Glenn Weston-Murphy
  • Alexander Westphal
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:

  • Robert Baltimore
  • Choukri Ben Mamoun
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Susan Compton
  • Terry Cooper
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • Deborah Ferry
  • Benjamin Fontes
  • Eduardo Groisman
  • Troy Hallman
  • Roslyn Hamilton
  • Robert Heimer
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Douglas Kankel
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Thomas Kolodecik
  • Diane Krause
  • Brett Lindenbach
  • James Macy
  • Richard Martinello
  • Jamie Maziarz
  • Bruce McCann
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Craig Roy
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Victoria Smith
  • Richard Sutton
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Paul Turner
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
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:

  • Paul Genecin
  • Ann Kurth
  • Lisa Merola-Grimm
  • Hugh Penney
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Paul Taheri
Purpose:

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

Committee Members: 

  • Woo-Kyoung Ahn
  • Phillip Berstein
  • Claire Bowern
  • Craig Brodersen
  • Helen Caines
  • John Carlson
  • Eduardo Fernandez-Duque
  • ​Jennifer Frederick
  • William Hawkins
  • Jennifer Herdt
  • Joanne Iennaco
  • Paula Kavathas
  • Kathryn Miller-Jensen
  • Barry Nalebuff
  • Jonathan Parr
  • Scotter Petersen
  • John Rogers
  • Theresa Schenker
  • Michael Schwartz
  • Kathryn Slanski
  • Scott Strobel
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Shawkat Toorawa
  • Craig Wright
  • Elsio Wunder
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
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Pamela Caudill
  • Joshua Copel
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Robert Fogerty
  • Richard Formica
  • Kenneth Greenquist
  • Alyssa Greenwald
  • Roberta Hines
  • Sohrab Ismail-Beigi
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Rachel Lampert
  • Paul Lombroso
  • Janina Longtine
  • Christopher Mihok
  • Cathleen Montano
  • Jill Pagliuca
  • John Puziss
  • Jon Soderstrom
  • Olav Sorenson
  • Tanya White
  • Fred Wright
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: Peter Schulam

Committee Members:

  • Amy Arnsten
  • Robert Bienstock
  • James Boyle
  • Pamela Caudill
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Robert Constable
  • Craig Crews
  • Jonathan Ellman
  • Bradford Gentry
  • Akiko Iwasaki
  • Kyle Jensen
  • Rajit Manohar
  • Paul Murawski
  • Peter Schiffer
  • Jonathan E. Soderstrom
  • Kassie Tucker
  • Vincent Wilczynski
Purpose:

This Committee’s primary duty is to ensure responsibility and sustainability of data practices.  Enhance the existing data governance policies to reflect changing practices and regulations.  The committee will make decisions, with appropriate consultation, when unresolved issues arise related to data access and use.

Chair: John Barden and Tim Pavlis

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Pamela Caudill
  • Sondra Cruver
  • Judy Offutt
  • Paul Rivers
  • Ryan Schlagheci
  • Emily Shandley
  • Lily Svensen
  • Jacqueline Tucker
  • Maureen Velazquez
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: 

  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Alan Gerber
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Jonathan Kramnick
  • Stephen Krewson
  • Peter Leonard
  • Tina Lu
  • Anna Shechtman
  • Laura Wexler
Purpose:

This committee plays an extremely important role in ensuring the integrity and fairness of our appointments process and other faculty policies. Panels selected from the committee meet only when complaints are forwarded for consideration.

Committee Members:

  • Emily Abruzzo
  • James Baron
  • Kristen Bechtel
  • Teresa Berger
  • Phillip Berstein
  • Erich Bolton
  • Melvin Chen
  • Marian Chertow
  • Michael Della Rocca
  • Fiona Doherty
  • Jeffrey Douma
  • Michael Dove
  • Henry Hansmann
  • John Hare
  • Mary Knobf
  • Rachel Lampert
  • Konstantinos Meghir
  • Amy Myers
  • Sharon Oster
  • Maya Prabhu
  • Ramamurti Shankar
  • Joan Steitz
  • Matthew Suttor
  • Lynn Tanoue
  • Elisabeth Wood
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:

  • John Barden
  • Andrea Basile Terrillion
  • Douglas Bebbington
  • Sylvia Bedard
  • Frederick Borrelli
  • Susan Bouregy
  • Michael DiMaggio
  • Terri Estes
  • Paul Genecin
  • Ted Hanss
  • Allen Hsiao
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Mary O’Brien
  • Cynthia Pattison
  • Hugh Penny
  • Connie Rinaldi
  • Paul Rivers
  • Harold Rose
  • Sharon Schmidt
  • Russell Sharp
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Glynn Stanton
  • Lisa Stump
  • Martha Swartz
  • Tina Tyson
  • Ronald Vender
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: Stephen Latham, Co-Chair: Pasquale Patrizio

Committee Members:

  • Robert Beinstock
  • Curtis Naser
  • In-Hyun Park
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Flora Vaccarino
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) .  Download PDF of a detailed list of committee members.

Chair: Stephen Latham  

Co-Chair: Madelon Baranoski

Committee Members:

  • Michele Antisdel
  • Lucylle Armentano
  • Rosemary Barberet
  • Anne Black
  • Patricia Blount
  • Nadene Byrd-Yorkley
  • Pilar Ciravolo
  • Cheryl Danton
  • Brandy Dionne
  • Victoria Dombrowik
  • Drew Gupta
  • Jennifer Herbst
  • Gregory Huber
  • Dan Kahan
  • Kaveh Khoshnood
  • Monia Lau
  • Amanda Liss
  • Jason Lyall
  • Scott Matheson
  • Carrie McDaniel 
  • Kimberly Miniter
  • Cathleen Montano
  • Dawn Pedevillano
  • Jennifer Reese
  • Emma Rose
  • Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan
  • Kevin Tobia
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.

Committee Members:

  • Sarab Al Ani
  • Yoram Alhassid
  • John Barden
  • Phillip Bernstein
  • James Dziura
  • Paul Forscher
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Cary Gross
  • Kevin E. Hall
  • Kate Hatheway
  • Kiran Keshav
  • Jane Levingston
  • Ruth Montgomery
  • Matuku Ngame
  • Paul Rivers
  • Andrew Szymkowkiak
  • Andrew Taylor
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.

Chair: Gary Cline

Co-Chair: Sabrina Diano and Elizabeth Eynon

Committee Members:  Confidential Member list

  • Jennifer Asher
  • David Dicks
  • James Elting
  • Melissa Funaro
  • Kelly Fusco
  • James Goodrich
  • Denise Graham
  • Ann Habermann
  • Troy Hallman
  • Paul Heerdt
  • James Macy
  • Kathleen Martin
  • Ralph Schoemann
  • Albert Sinusas
  • Peter Smith
  • Claudia Swanson
  • Gregory Watkins-Colwell
  • Shannon Whirledge
  • Steven Wilson
  • Adam Wisneski
  • Elsio Wunder
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). View a detailed list of committee members.

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:

  • Indy Burke
  • Alan Gerber
  • Heather Gerken
  • Ann Kurth
  • Pericles Lewis
  • Ahmed Mobarak
  • Catherine Panter-Brick
  • Aleh Tsyvinski
Purpose:

This committees plays an extremely important role in promoting the mission of the University by overseeing the laboratory safety of the Yale community. More specifically, the Committee advises the President, the Provost, and the Director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to laboratory activities not within the purview of the Institutional Biosafety and Radiation Safety Committees; serves as the University’s Chemical Hygiene Committee for the OSHA Laboratory Standard; assesses the adequacy of existing training and other protections related to laboratory activities; and ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding laboratory activities.

Committee Members:

  • Ronald Breaker
  • Judy Cha
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Seth Herzon
  • Christopher Incarvito
  • Jaehong Kim
  • Cathleen King
  • Diane Krause
  • Jane Merkel
  • Claudia Merson
  • Scott Miller
  • Ruth Montgomery
  • Nabeel Nabulsi
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
Purpose:

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

Chair: Ian Shapiro

Committee Members:

  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Judy Chevalier
  • Tamar Gendler
  • Pericles Lewis
  • Daniel Markovits
  • David Post
  • Steven Wilkinson
Purpose:

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

Committee Members:
 
  • Sandy Chang
  • Sarah Demers Konez
  • Debra Fischer
  • Peter Schiffer
  • Mary-Louise Timmermans
  • Claudia Urry
Purpose:

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

Chair: Pericles Lewis 

Committee Members:

  • David Bach
  • Julie Braverman
  • Cynthia Carr
  • Weili Cheng
  • Jane Edwards
  • Donald Filer
  • Oona Hathaway
  • Deepu Joseph 
  • Jaehong Kim
  • Catherine Panter-Brick
  • Pamela Schirmeister
  • Jing Tsu
  • Steven Wilkinson
  • Ted Wittenstein
Purpose:

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

Chair: Judy Chevalier

Committee Members:

  • Michelle Bell
  • Steven Berry
  • Alan Gerber
  • Pinelopi Goldberg
  • Timothy Snyder
  • Steven Wilkinson
  • John Witt
Purpose:

The QBio Advisory board provides advice for the Quantum Biology Institute and the Quantum Biology Initiative.

Committee Members:

  • Thierry Emonet
  • Tamar Gendler
  • Jonathon Howard
  • Jay Humphrey 
  • Christine Jacobs-Wagner
  • Scott Miller
  • Ruth Montgomery
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
  • Gary Cline
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Yiyun Henry Huang
  • Steve Lamoreaux
  • Maria Picciotto
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Tammy Stemen
Purpose:

This committee ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations as well as University policies regarding the administration of radioactive drugs to humans for scientific objectives, prior to FDA approval and/or use under an Investigational New Drug (IND).

Chair: Albert Sinusas

Committee Members:

  • Ronald Baldwin
  • Michael Bohan
  • Ming-Kai Chen
  • Chi Liu
  • Bernadette Marquez-Nostra
  • Scott Mason
  • Donna McMahon
  • Jose Obando
  • John Seibyl
  • Tammy Stemen
Purpose:

Chair: Albert Sinusas

Committee Member:

  • Ronald Baldwin
  • Michael Bohan
  • Ming-Kai Chen
  • Amy Hummel
  • Chi Liu
  • Bernadette Marquez-Nostra
  • Scott Mason
  • Donna McMahon
  • Jose Obando
  • John Seibyl
  • Tammy Stemen 
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.

Committee Members:

  • Eric Altman
  • Jonathan Bogan
  • Angelique Bordey
  • David Calderwood
  • Anne Eichmann
  • Rong Fan
  • Carlos Fernandez-Hernando
  • Andrew Goodman
  • Marc Hammarlund
  • Farren Isaacs
  • Shuta Ishibe
  • Haig Keshishian
  • Richard Kibbey
  • Brett Lindenbach
  • J. Patric Loria
  • Mark Mamula
  • Eric Meffre
  • Thomas Melia
  • Corey O’Hern
  • Christopher Pittenger
  • Valerie Reinke
  • Craig Roy
  • Christian Schlieker
  • Patrick Sung
  • Jane Taylor
  • Elsas Chui-Ying Yan
  • David Zenisek
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.

Committee Members:

  • Mark Bednar
  • Vincent Bernardo
  • Robert Bienstock
  • John Campbell
  • Kerry Cripe
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Arron Dollar
  • Anna Glover
  • Joel Greenwood
  • Martin Kersels
  • Cathleen King
  • Kathryn Krier
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Neil Mulligan
  • Timothy Newton
  • Terence Nixon
  • Michael Pizzella
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Charles Watts
  • Vincent Wilczynski
  • Kurt Zilm
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 the event.

Committee Members:

  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Nancy Carrasco
  • Sarah Demers Konezny
  • Debra Fischer
  • Jonathon Howard
  • Jay Humphrey 
  • Samuel Payne
  • Richard Prum
  • ​Karen Seto
  • Mary-Louise Timmermans
  • Carl Zimmer
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.

Chair: Ben Polak

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Joel Baden
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Stephen Carter
  • Carlos Eire
  • Verity Harte 
  • Hannan Hever
  • Holly Kennedy
  • Anthony Kronman
  • Marta Kuzma
  • Paul North
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
  • Oliver Baker
  • Ruth Blake
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Indy Burke
  • BJ Casey
  • Joseph Chang
  • Anna Dyson
  • Erika Edwards
  • Jeannette Ickovics
  • Jaehong Kim
  • Diane Krause
  • Ann Kurth
  • Brian Leaderer
  • Thomas Near
  • Karen Seto
  • Gunter Wagnery
  • Hongyu Zhao
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:

  • Julia Adams
  • Anne Alstott
  • Philip Haile
  • Marina Halac
  • Henry Hansmann
  • Jutta Joormann
  • Trace Kershaw
  • Joshua Knobe
  • Matthew Kotchen
  • Anthony Smith
  • Leandros Tassiulas
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
  • Paul Cleary
  • Jacob Hacker
  • Walter Kernan
  • Albert Ko
  • Carolyn Mazure
  • Rafael Perez-Escamilla
  • Asghar Rastegar
  • Claudia Valeggia
  • Fred Volkmar
  • Robin Whittemore
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.

Chair: Ben Polak

  • Indy Burke
  • David Fiellin
  • Thomas Gill
  • Cary Gross
  • Jutta Joormann
  • Amy Justice
  • Naftalie Kaminski
  • Grace Kao
  • Amy Kapczynsk
  • Patrick O’Connor
  • Carmen Portillo
  • Peter Schott
  • Eugene Shapiro
  • David Vlahov
  • Robin Whittemore
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.

Chair: Ben Polak

Committee Members:

  • Karen Anderson
  • Emily Bakemeier
  • Deborah Berke
  • Robert Blocker
  • Jessica Brantley
  • Richard Bribiescas
  • Frederick Gordon
  • Martin Kersels
  • Robert Nelson
  • Caryl Phillips
  • Marc Robinson
  • Jing Tsu
Purpose:

Committee Members:

  • Susan Gibbs
  • Caroline Hendel
  • Jane Livingston
  • Harold Rose
  • Lisa Sawin
  • Michael Vaughn
     
Purpose:

Chair:  Steven Berry

Committee Members:

  • Joseph Altonji
  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Susan Busch
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Zachary Cooper
  • Ana De La O Torres
  • John Geanakoplos
  • Alan Gerber
  • Pinelopi Goldberg
  • Gregory Huber
  • Julian Jara-Ettinger
  • Matthew Kotchen
  • Zachary Liscow
  • Konstantinos Meghir
  • Andrew Metrick
  • William Nordhaus
  • Ebonya Washington
Purpose:

The University has recently made or committed to a number of major investments in the humanities.  The University Humanities Committee will create a strategic plan for these investments.

Chair: Amy Hungerford

Committee Members:

  • Francesco Castti
  • Jacqueline Goldsby
  • Verity Harte
  • Jennifer Herdt
  • Alice Kaplan
  • Christina Kraus
  • Kathryn Lofton
  • Mary Miller
  • Samuel Moyn
  • Ana Ramos-Zayas
  • Gary Tomlinson
  • Shawkat Toorawa
  • Jing Tsu
  • Michael Warner
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: Pam Caudill

Committee Members:

  • Madelon Baranoski
  • Douglas Bebbington
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Susan Bouregy
  • Kathy Byington
  • ​Donald Deyo
  • Kelly Fusco
  • Alyssa Gateman
  • Tracy Guarnieri
  • Kara Haas
  • Troy Hallman
  • ​Christopher Hanson
  • Richard Jacob
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Donna McMahon
  • Christopher Mihok
  • Lisa Mosley
  • Jill Pagliuca
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Albert Sinusas
  • James Slattery
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Alice Tangredi-Hannon
  • Tina Tyson
  • Cynthia Walker
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
  • Ronald Breaker
  • Pamela Caudill
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • Aaron Dollar
  • Anna Glover
  • George Hines
  • Daniel Killen
  • Kathryn Krier
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Von Narcisse
  • Jennifer Nolan
  • Carrie Redlich
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Craig Roy
  • John Sinard
  • Albert Sinusas
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Stephen Woods
Purpose:

The University-wide Committee on Data-Intensive Social Science will gather input from faculty across the university and take inventory of Yale’s current resources and strengths that could support data-intensive, policy-relevant to social science. The committee will look outside of Yale to understand how other universities are responding to similar challenges and opportunities. The committee will examine the potential for progress in this area for Yale, and what progress might mean.

Chair: Alan Gerber

Committee Members:

  • Judith Chevalier
  • Marvin Chun
  • Pinelopi Goldberg
  • Harlan Krumholz
  • John Lafferty
  • Yair Listokin
  • Andrew Metrick
  • A Paltiel
  • Karen Seto
  • Ebonya Washington
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: Mark Solomon

Committee Members:

  • Helen Caines
  • Dayle Chung
  • Julia Cron
  • Margit Dahl
  • Joanne DeBernardo
  • Michael Della Rocca
  • Sarah Demers Konezny
  • Eileen Donahue
  • Sonali Durham
  • Rachel Farell
  • Anoka Faruquee
  • Jessica Garland
  • Paul Genecin
  • Nicholas Girard
  • Anjelica Gonzalez
  • Etienne Greenlee
  • Alfred Guy
  • Kimberly Harris
  • Holly Hermes
  • Patrick Holland
  • Amy Justice
  • Judith Krauss
  • Tobias Kuehne
  • Stephen Latham
  • Kathryn Lofton
  • Katie Malison
  • John Mayes
  • Aley Menon
  • Airenakhue Omoragbon
  • Guy Ortoleva
  • Jack Palmer
  • Jordan Pilant
  • Marina picciotto
  • Maria Piñango
  • David Post
  • Judith Resnik
  • Michael Rigsby
  • Nancy Ruddle
  • Anita Shaarif-Hyder
  • Arthur Swersey
  • Brian Tompkins
  • Maria Trumpler
  • Nadia Ward
  • Shunhe Wang
  • Jordon White
  • Amy Wrzesniewski
  • Melani Zheng
Purpose:

This committee will play a key role in giving shape to “science” as a top academic priority for Yale.

Chair: Scott Strobel

Committee Members:

  • Daniel Colon-Ramos
  • Alison Galvani
  • Steven Girvin
  • Arthur Horwich
  • ​Jay Humphrey
  • Akiko Iwasaki
  • Mark Lemmon
  • ​Scott Miller
  • Tim Pavlis
  • Patricia Pedersen 
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • David Skelly
  • Daniel Spielman
Purpose:

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

Committee Members:

  • Alan Anticevic
  • John Barden
  • Jeff Brock
  • Michael Crair
  • Lisa D’Angelo
  • James Duncan
  • Alan Gerber
  • Mark Gerstein
  • Avram Holmes
  • Amy Hungerford
  • Sohrab Ismail-Beigi
  • Kiran Keshav
  • Harlan Krumholz
  • Shrikant Mane
  • Ruth Montgomery
  • Daisuke Nagai
  • Jill Parchuck
  • Oswald Schmitz
  • Peter Schott
  • Karen Seto
  • Anthony Smith
  • Nick Turk-Browne
Purpose:

The committee provides perspective and advise to the Yale Quantum Institute director and the provost.

Committee Members:

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

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
Purpose:

Co-Chair: Tamar Gendler and David Skelly

Committee Members: 

  • Edward Cooke
  • Martina Droth
  • Eduardo Fernandez-Duque
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Peter Leonard
  • Heather Nolin
  • Stephen Pitti
  • Sally Promey
  • Joseph Zinter