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Society for Social Studies of Science

4S Committee Membership

Prize Committees (2017 awards)

Bernal Prize Committee

Kim Fortun, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (4S President-elect, Chair)
Tania Perez-Bustos, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (member of Council)
Wen-Hua Kuo, Taiwan (former member of Council)
Erika Szymanski, University of Otago, New Zealand (student representative)
Mike Lynch, Cornell University, USA (2016 Bernal Prize winner)

Ludwik Fleck Prize Committee

Abby Kinchy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA  (Council member, chair)
Sulfikar Amir, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Council member)
Claire Waterton, Lancaster University, UK (Council member)

Rachel Carson Prize Committee

Daniel Breslau, Virginia Tech, USA (Council Member, chair)
Shobita Parthasarathy, University of Michigan, USA (Council member)
Tania Pérez-Bustos, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia (Council member) 

Nicholas C. Mullins Award Committee

Oscar Maldonado, Linköping University, Sweden  (Council Member)
Sara Wylie, Northeastern University, USA  (Council member)
Monamie Bhadra Arizona State University, USA (2016 recipient) 

David Edge Prize Committee

Gwen Ottinger, Drexel University, USA (Council Member, chair)
Kristoffer Whitney, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA (2016 Winner)
Margarita Rayzberg, Northwestern University, USA (Student Representative to Council)

4S Mentoring Award Committee

Leandro Rodriguez Medina, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico (Chair)
Kaushik Sunder Rajan, University of Chicago, USA (member)
Sharon Traweek, UCLA, USA (member)
Anita Say Chan, University of Illinois, USA (Council member)
Arie Rip, University of Twente, Netherlands (2016 recipient)

STS Infrastructure Award Committee

Geof Bowker, University of California, Irvine, USA  (Chair)
Kenji Ito, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sokendai, Japan (member)
Gwen Ottinger, Drexel University, USA (Council member)
Jane Summerton, VTI, Sweden (member)
Sally Wyatt, WTMC/Maastricht University, Netherlands (2016 recipient)

Making and Doing Committee

Sara Wylie, Northeastern University, USA (Chair)
Sulfikar Amir, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Council member)
Gary Downey, Virginia Tech, USA
Catherine D'Ignazio, Emerson College, USA
Teun Zuiderent-Jerak, Linköping University, Sweden
Max Liboiron, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Nadya Peek, MIT, USA
Laura Watts, IT University Copenhagen, Denmark

4S Standing Committees

Publications Committee

Gwen Ottinger, Drexel University, USA (Council Member, Chair)
Tania Pérez-Bustos, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Council member, Web Cmt Chair)
Edward Hackett, Brandeis University, USA (ST&HV Editor)
Daniel Kleinman, University of Wisconsin, USA (ESTS Editor)
Katie Vann (Journals Managing Editor)
John Lunsford, Cornell University, USA (Student Rep to Council) 

4S Web Committee

Tania Pérez-Bustos, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Council member; Chair and Web Content Editor)
Abby Kinchy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (Web Content Editor through 2016)
Steve Jackson, Cornell University, USA (Backchannels Editor)
Gloria Baigorrotegui, University of Santiago, Chile (Backchannels Editor International)
Oscar Maldonado, Linköping University, Sweden  (Council Member, Resources)
Daniel Breslau, Virginia Tech, USA ( Council member; Social Media Editor)
Katie Vann (ESTS Managing Editor)
Steve Coffee (4S Administrator)  

Nominations Committee

Anita Say Chan, University of Illinois, USA (Council member, Chair)
Shobita Parthasarathy, University of Michigan, USA (Council member)
Lucy Suchman, Lancaster University, UK  (4S President)
Council voting members (ex officio)

Resolutions and Reports Committee

Shobita Parthasarathy, University of Michigan, USA (Council member; chair)
Sara Wylie, Northeastern University, USA (Council Member)

4S 2017 Program Committee

Lucy Suchman, Lancaster University, UK  (President)
Heather Paxson, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, USA (Program Chair)
Daniel Breslau, Virginia Tech, USA (Council Member)
Mary Gray, Indiana University, Microsoft Research New England
Claudia Castañeda, Emerson College
Tarleton Gillespie, Cornell, Microsoft Research New England
Nick Seaver, Tufts
Banu Subramaniam, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
TL Taylor, MIT

Future Meetings Committee

Lucy Suchman, Lancaster University, UK  (President)
Wes Shrum, Louisiana State, USA (ex officio)
Kim Fortun, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (President-elect)

Travel Grants Committee

Oscar Maldonado, Linköping University, Sweden (Council Member)
Paige Miller, U Wisconsin-River Falls, USA (ex officio)
Kelly Moore, Loyola University, USA    

4S Ad Hoc Committees

Sage Contract renegotiation Committee

Lucy Suchman (Chair, 4S Pres)
Gwen Ottinger (Publications Committee) 
Ed Hackett (ST&HV Editor; ex officio)
Daniel Kleinman (ESTS Editor, ex officio)
Katie Vann (ST&HV Mng Ed, ex officio)