Linda Bisson , Ph.D.
Professor of Viticulture and Enology
Department of Viticulture and Enology | College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Linda Bisson co-chairs the Policy and Practices Committee of the ADVANCE program on the Davis campus. She served for several years on the CAP Oversight and Appellate Committees, chairing both.
Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing | UC Davis Health
Mary Lou de Leon Siantz is a professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and founding director of the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science (CAMPOS).
Denneal Jamison-McClung, Ph.D.
UC Davis ADVANCE Program Coordinator, Associate Director of UC Davis Biotechnology Program, Director of BioTech SYSTEM
Denneal Jamison-McClung leads the UC Davis ADVANCE team as Program Coordinator and is responsible for managing and supporting the program and initiatives.
Suad Joseph, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Department of Anthropology
Suad Joseph is a scholar of Middle East gender and family studies. Her research has focused on the relationships between religion and politics, family and the state, gender and citizenship, children and rights, and culturally specific notions of selfhood.
Linda Katehi, Ph.D.
Chancellor Emerita, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering | UC Davis
Linda Katehi holds over a dozen patents and is a member of many prestigious national and international societies. She is a pioneer and a trailblazer for women in #STEM and has mentored many students who have gone on to become successful academic and industry leaders.
Karen McDonald, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering | UC Davis
Karen is a faculty director for the UC Davis ADVANCE Program and a Professor of Chemical Engineering.
Debbie Niemeier, Ph.D.
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | College of Engineering | Institute of Transportation and Studies
Deb Niemeier's research focuses on developing highly accurate, accessible processes and emissions modeling and urban models that can be used in the public and private sector.
Adela de la Torre, Ph.D.
President, San Diego State University
San Diego State University
President Affairs Adela de la Torre is an agricultural and health economist, and nationally recognized expert on Latino and Chicano health issues.