Amy Cuddy, Associate Professor at Harvard Business School, uses experimental methods to investigate how people judge and influence each other and themselves. Cuddy is the New York Times best-selling author of Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.
Meave Leakey is Research Professor in Stony Brook University’s Department of Anthropology. She is also director of field research at the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya, a unique nonprofit initiative co-founded by the Leakey family and Stony Brook to drive research at one of the best locations on Earth for studying the origins of humankind.
Roger Rosenblatt is Distinguished Professor of English and Writing at Stony Brook Southampton. Rosenblatt’s essays for Time magazine have won two George Polk awards, among others. His television essays for the NewsHour on PBS have won the Peabody and the Emmy. He is the author of six off-Broadway plays and 15 books, published in 13 languages.
Carl Safina is the inaugural holder of the Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University and is the founder of The Safina Center. He also co-chairs the steering committee of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at the University’s School of Journalism.