Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Climate Science Specialties: Science Education
Dr. Malcom is Head of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She serves as a Regent of Morgan State University and as a trustee of Caltech. Dr. Malcom is a former trustee of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Dr. Malcom serves on several boards—including the Heinz Endowments and the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment—and is an honorary trustee of the American Museum of Natural History. In 2006 she was named as co-chair of the National Science Board Commission on 21st Century Education in STEM. She is a fellow of the AAAS and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has served on the National Science Board, the policymaking body of the National Science Foundation and the President’s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology. In 2003 Dr. Malcom received the Public Welfare Medal of the National Academy of Sciences, the highest award given by the Academy.