Katherine Wilkinson

Katherine Wilkinson, professor of biology.

Katherine Wilkinson, professor of biology, chair of the American Physiological Society’s Science Policy Committee. (Photo by Robert C. Bain/San José State University)

Katherine Wilkinson is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. She runs a neurophysiology research lab focused on understanding how your body senses muscle movement, a sense essential for normal movement and balance, which is perturbed in many diseases. Wilkinson holds a doctorate in biomedical sciences from the University of California, San Diego. She is also the current chair of the American Physiological Society’s Science Policy Committee.

Phone: 408-924-4916
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Neurophysiology

Sheryl Ehrman

Sheryl Ehrman Portrait

Dean, Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering (Photo by: David Schmitz/San Jose State University)

Sheryl Ehrman is the dean of the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. She holds a doctoral degree in chemical engineering (in the major field of aerosol science and technology and the minor field of atmospheric science) from University of California, Los Angeles.

Phone: 408-924-3800
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Aerosols, Air pollution, Engineering, Science, Technology

Janet Stemwedel

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Chair, Department of Philosophy (Photo by: David Schmitz/San Jose State University)

Janet Stemwedel is the chair of the Department of Philosophy within the College of Humanities and the Arts. She holds doctoral degrees in philosophy and physical chemistry from Stanford University. Her research centers on ethics and epistemology, a branch of philosophy concerned with the theory of knowledge. Her interests include responsible conduct of scientific research, ethical implications of science, communication between scientists and non-scientists, and effective strategies for teaching science and ethics.

Phone: 408-924-4470
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Philosophy, Science, Ethics