SBE Leaders Lupia and Craig-Henderson Join NSF Speakers Bureau

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SBE leaders Kellina Craig-Henderson (left) and Arthur Lupia.

September 2, 2020

Arthur Lupia, head of NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate, and Kellina Craig-Henderson, NSF deputy assistant director, are now available for public speaking engagements through the NSF Speakers Bureau.

To request Lupia or Craig-Henderson to speak at your event, submit the NSF Speakers Bureau request form and specify which speaker you are requesting.

The NSF Speakers Bureau is a volunteer group of scientists, engineers and other professionals who represent the agency and are passionate about sharing information on NSF's mission, programs and the exciting breakthroughs that have come from NSF-funded research. NSF speakers present to a wide range of audiences at civic, professional, educational and other public venues.

Arthur Lupia is the head of NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate as well as the Gerald R. Ford distinguished university professor at the University of Michigan where he teaches political science.

Kellina Craig-Henderson is a former professor of psychology and serves as the deputy assistant director for NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate. She previously served as the deputy division director of NSF’s Social and Economic Sciences Division and later as director for NSF's regional office in Tokyo.

Please note that currently all NSF speakers can only attend events virtually, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For additional information, visit the NSF Speakers Bureau.

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