David Van Valen has been named an assistant professor of biology and biological engineering at the California Institute of Technology. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University.
Dr. Van Valen holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from the Massachusetts Institute of technology, a medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. in applied physics from Caltech.
Laurence Ralph has been named a professor of anthropology at Princeton University. He was a professor at Harvard University.
Dr. Ralph holds a bachelor’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Chicago.
Will Power has been named a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Theatre & Performance at historically Black Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
Power is an award-winning playwright. He comes to Spelman from Southern Methodist University in Dallas where he was a faculty member in the Meadows School of the Arts.