Melissa Bauman, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • UC Davis School of Medicine
  • UC Davis
Dr. Bauman is a neuroscientist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a faculty member of the UC Davis MIND Institute.

Linda Bisson , Ph.D.

  • Professor Emeritus of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis Faculty Director
  • Department of Viticulture and Enology
  • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • UC Davis
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.

Dawn Cheng, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • UC Davis
Dr. Cheng is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Davis.  Her primary research area is in structural engineering.

Camille Crittenden, Ph.D.

  • Deputy Director
  • Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
  • Women in Technology Initiative at UC (WITI@UC)
  • UC Berkeley
Dr. Camille Crittenden serves as Deputy Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute,  and co-founder of the Women in Technology Initiative at UC.

Denneal Jamison-McClung, Ph.D.

  • Interim Director of UC Davis Biotechnology Program, Director of BioTech SYSTEM
  • Office of Research I UC Davis
Dr. Denneal Jamison-McClung serves as Interim Director of the UC Davis Biotechnology Program, a unit of the Office of Research, where she leads efforts to accelerate the development and use of new technologies in the life sciences and engineering through innovative graduate education programs, such as the Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology (DEB) and the Advanced Degree for Corporate Employees (ADP), development of public-private partnerships to support interdisciplinary education, and service as a public intellectual (papers, short courses, workshops and seminars).

Suad Joseph, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
  • Department of Anthropology
  • UC Davis
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.