Faculty affiliates

Anne Petersen

Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development

Anne Petersen has been involved with STPP in a variety of roles over the past three decades. She currently chairs the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Division of Policy and Global Affairs, is a member of the National Academy of Medicine Global Health Board, and is a faculty affiliate of UM's Africa Studies Center STEM Africa initiative working to develop Africa using science, technology, and innovation (STI). She also leads the secretariat for the International Consortium of Developmental Science Societies, is a Director of the Templeton World Charity Foundation, and Founder/President of the Global Philanthropy Alliance, among other committees and boards. She was appointed by President Clinton and confirmed by the US Senate as Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation in the 1990's. She is a Research professor at UM in the Center for Human Growth and Development. Her degrees are all from the University of Chicago, in mathematics and statistics.