Washington


Added 08/27/20 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Ernesto Alvarado is a research associate professor of wildland fire sciences in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences at the University of Washington. He’s an expert on fire ecology and management, and can provide insight on the role climate change plays in wildfires and what we should do to better manage forests.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Jay Shendure is a professor of genome sciences at the University of Washington. His lab investigates the genetic basis of human disease and develops new technologies for genetics, genomics and molecular biology, largely using next-generation DNA sequencing.

Added 09/13/17 | Location: Washington | Subjects:

Shuyi Chen is a professor of meteorology in the University of Washington’s School of Atmospheric Sciences. Her research interests involve observation of how the atmosphere and ocean interact with hurricanes and typhoons in tropical areas and use of mathematical models to predict weather patterns.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Sapna Cheryan is a professor of social psychology at the University of Washington. Her research interests include identity, stereotypes and prejudice.

Updated 01/18/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: , ,

Vince Wang is a research manager at Grounded Solutions, a housing nonprofit. His research focuses on evaluating affordable housing policies and programs, the geography of inequality, and residential mobility.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Alexes Harris is a professor of sociology at the University of Washington and is affiliated with the West Coast Poverty Center and Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology.

Added 07/24/15 | Location: Washington | Subjects:

Pedro Domingos teaches computer science at the University of Washington. His research spans a wide variety of topics in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science, including scaling learning algorithms to big data, maximizing word of mouth in social networks, unifying logic and probability, and deep learning.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Nisi Shawl is a writer of speculative fiction. Their story collection Filter House co-won the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, given annually to works of speculative fiction which explore and expand our understanding of gender roles. They edit reviews for the literary quarterly Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

LeiLani Nishime is a professor of communication at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on multiracial and interracial studies, the intersection of race and gender, Asian American media representations, and Asian American subcultural production.

Added 01/21/13 | Location: Washington | Subjects: ,

Peter Chin is the lead pastor of Rainier Avenue Church in Seattle, a multi-ethnic congregation located in one of the most diverse zip codes of the United States. Chin is also a columnist for Christianity Today, writing on issues of faith and race from a minority perspective.

Updated 01/07/21 | Location: Arizona, Washington | Subjects: ,

Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins is a senior sustainability scientist and associate professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University.