Paula Wishart is the Academic Program Director for Professional Development at Rackham Graduate School. Wishart designs and leads programs that foster graduate students' professional development through core skill development, career awareness and job search skill development.
Leah Bricker is an Assistant Professor of Science Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. Bricker’s research explores youth and adults’ (e.g., scientists) science-related learning across timespans, and over settings (e.g., science classrooms, museums, homes, neighborhoods, science cafes). In addition, she designs science-related artifacts and learning environments (e.g., curricula, professional development experiences), and then studies how those designs function in context, as well as studying aspects of people’s learning who are using and experiencing the designs.
Andrew Maynard is a Professor of Environmental Health Science and Director of The University of Michigan Risk Science Center. Maynard’s research focuses on emerging technologies and how they can be developed responsibly. When not grappling with the risks and benefits of everything from “gray goo” and synthetic organisms to planetary engineering and artificial intelligence, he makes YouTube videos about the the science of risk at Risk Bites, and hangs out on Twitter as @2020Science.