Intermediate to High-Intermediate Level
Henry T. (Hank) Greely is the Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law and Professor by courtesy of Genetics at Stanford University. He directs Stanford’s Center for Law and the Biosciences and its Program on Neuroscience in Society. The author of The End of Sex, he serves as president of the International Neuroethics Society; on the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law of the National Academy of Sciences; and on the NIH Multi-Council Working Group on the BRAIN Initiative.
Juli Sherry is the Design Lead at Worldview Stanford, where she develops hybrid courses and learning experiences for professionals. She facilitates sessions on Design Thinking, creating visualizations and experiences to communicate complex ideas and expose students to potential futures including drones, food substitutes, and wearable technologies. As a business strategist, designer, and entrepreneur, she develops strategic brands for small businesses and startups to help drive her clients’ businesses into the future.
Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell is an adjunct professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. She has studied elephants for the last 25 years, authored seven popular books and dozens of scientific papers and magazine articles about elephants, and was the focus of the award-winning Smithsonian documentary Elephant King. She taught creative science writing for Stanford and The New York Times, and has won numerous awards for her writing. She currently blogs for National Geographic from her field site in Namibia.
Award-winning archaeologist and author Patrick Hunt has taught at Stanford University for 25 years. He directed the Stanford Alpine Archaeology Project from 1994 to 2012 and continues to conduct research in the region. Hunt is a National Geographic Expeditions Expert and a National Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America as well as an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In addition to publishing over 100 articles, he is the author of 20 published books including the bestseller Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History and most recently, Hannibal.
Andrew Spakowitz is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University, where he established a theoretical and computational lab that develops physical models to understand and control critical biological processes and cutting-edge materials applications. In 2009, he was awarded the NSF CAREER Award in 2009 for work in modeling DNA in living cells. In addition to his research and teaching programs, Professor Spakowitz established an outreach program that developed a comprehensive science lab curriculum for high school students who are being treated for cancer or other illnesses.