Trevor Butterworth

Executive Director

trevorwebTrevor has written for The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and the New He was a science writer for Newsweek and wrote a weekly column—The Information Society—for the iPad newspaper, The Daily. He holds a BA (Hons) and M.Phil from Trinity College Dublin and attended Georgetown University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, from which he received an MS and the Sevellon Brown Award for outstanding knowledge of the history of the American press. He was a visiting fellow at Cornell University, a consultant to Cornell on the Ceres 2030 project, and is currently an adjunct Assistant Professor for Science Communication at Trinity College Dublin’s Trinity Biological Sciences Institute, where he developed a science communication module for the European Union’s INITIATE program. He is also deeply involved in decentralized identity and data privacy issues as VP for Governance at Indicio.Tech

We would also like to acknowledge and thank those hardworking volunteers who helped us in the past: Nana Yaa T Amakye, Brian Chernak, Dr. Joel Bamford, Milya Vered Foulis, Gemma Puts, Britt Marie Hermes, Robin Gilbert, Pooja Patel, and Kate Katz.

Rebecca Goldin

Director, STATS

RebeccawebRebecca is a professor of mathematics George Mason University. Goldin holds a B.A. (cum laude) in mathematics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her STATS work has been published or mentioned in multiple online and print venues, and she has appeared on NBC, CBS, CNN and NPR. She runs workshops and gives talks about statistics in the media across the country. She is a many-year Nifty Fifty Speaker at the U.S. Science and Engineering Festival, and has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation to support her STATS effort and her research in mathematics. When not at SAS USA’s office in the back of a Brooklyn bakery, Dr. Goldin is coaching local math clubs, watching sci-fi movies, worrying about politics, and trying to keep gifted programs in public schools.

Board of directors

Trevor Butterworth
Non-voting member

Tracey Brown
Director, Sense About Science (UK)

Elisabeth Eaves (Chair)
Contributing Editor, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Paul Hardaker
Chief Executive, Institute of Physics 

Dietram Scheufele
Distinguished Professor in Science Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Christine Turley
Chief Medical Officer, Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC)

More on our board members

STATS advisory board

Rebecca Goldin Ph.D (Director
Professor, George Mason University

Karla Ballman Ph.D
Division Chief, Weill Cornell Medicine

Andrew Bray Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Reed College

Andrea Foulkes Sc.D
Professor, Mount Holyoke College

Giles Hooker Ph.D
Associate Professor, Cornell University

Peter Imrey Ph.D
Professor, Cleveland Clinic

Jenna Krall Ph.D
Assistant Professor, George Mason University

Michael Lavine Ph.D
Professor, UMass Amherst

Patrick McKnight Ph.D
Associate Professor, George Mason University

Regina Nuzzo Ph.D
Professor, Gallaudet University

Kristin Sainani
Associate Professor, Stanford University

Tian Zheng Ph.D
Associate Professor, Columbia University