melinda_miller_presidential_scholars_society_neuroscience_center_for_science_society Melinda Miller is the Associate Director of The Center for Science and Society and Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program, where she oversees the development and administration of the Center and its research clusters, Scholars, grant programs, activities, and events. Melinda received a PhD in life sciences (neuroscience concentration) from The Rockefeller University and a BS in neural science and psychology from New York University.  Her research examined individual differences in the brain and behavior in response to stress, which she studied in both animal models and human populations. Prior to joining Columbia University in 2015, she worked as a senior program manager at the New York Academy of Sciences, where she helped to develop, organize, and raise funds for scientific conferences and cross-disciplinary public events.
Jozef Sulik is the project manager for the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program at the Center for Science and Society. Over the past decade Jozef has worked in higher education as well as talent management in the UK and the US.

Before joining the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program, Jozef worked in the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships at Harvard College, which helps undergraduate students navigate the landscape of research and fellowships at Harvard University.

Prior to his appointment at Harvard, Jozef spent several years working as an agent in talent management in the UK. As an agent, Jozef managed careers of various high profile news anchors, journalists, reporters, historians, economists, and other television and radio personalities.