2017 College of Fellows Town Hall Meeting

Publish or Perish:  Publishing for Promotion

Insights on publishing from an Invited Panel of Scientists and Editors

A panel discussion aimed at early career scientists and others; topics include: what’s better – short high-impact vs in-depth disciplinary papers; on preserving scientific integrity; etc.

Thursday, 14 December

6:15-7:15 p.m.

Room 280-282


  • Whitney Behr, Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas-Austin, USA
  • Brooks Hanson, Senior Vice President for Publications, AGU
  • Alberto Montanari, Professor of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Lynn M. Russell, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC-San Diego, USA
  • David Schimel, Research Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Peter Schlosser, Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, USA
  • John Vandecar, Senior Editor, Nature
  • Warren Washington, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder Colorado, USA
  • Dominique Weis, Canada Research Chair in the Geochemistry of the Earth’s Mantle, University of British Columbia, Canada


  • Steve Goldstein, Chair College of Fellows Town Hall Subcommittee
  • Rana Fine; Chair, College of Fellows Steering Team


A social hour to immediately follow