in U.S. High Schools (2002); Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium (2000); Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (1999); Serving the Needs of Pre-College Science and Mathematics Education: Impact of a Digital National Library on Teacher Education and Practice (1999); and Developing a Digital National Library for Undergraduate Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education (1998). He has been Director of the Center’s Committee on Undergraduate Science Education and oversees the National Academy of Science’s efforts to improve the teaching of evolution in the public schools. Prior to assuming his position at the NRC Dr. Labov was a member of the biology faculty for 18 years at Colby College in Waterville Maine.
Mr. Carl-Gustav Anderson is a Program Associate with the Board on Life Sciences of the National Research Council. He received a B.A. in philosophy from American University in 2009. He is currently completing his M.A. in Philosophy at American University. He has worked closely with the All Women’s Action Society (Malaysia), helping to engage young men in feminist dialogue and to present a feminist response to the unique identity politics of contemporary Malaysia. His current research focuses on Buddhist encounters with the West, with particular emphasis on syncretic responses to western feminism, communism, transcendental philosophy, and existentialism in the early 20th Century.
Since joining the Board on Life Sciences in 2009, he has served as Program Associate for variety of projects including, among others, Responsible Research with Biological Select Agents and Toxins (2009), Challenges and Opportunities for Education about Dual Use Issues in Life Sciences Research (2010), and Sequence-Based Classification of Select Agents: A Brighter Line (2010). In addition to several ongoing studies, he also serves as Program Associate for the United States-Canada Regional Committee to the International Brain Research Organization.