The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) brings together scholars from diverse disciplines, including the life sciences as well as history, philosophy, and social studies of science. The biennial ISHPSSB summer meetings are known for innovative, transdisciplinary sessions, and for fostering informal, co-operative exchanges and on-going collaborations.

Executive Committee

Michel Morange
Michel Morange
President
Chair of Site Selection Committee
Chair of Operations Committee
Anya Plutynski
Anya Plutynski
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Secretary
Chair of Editorial Board
Laura Perini
Laura Perini
Treasurer
Chair of Travel Support Committee
 

Voting members of the council

Rachel Ankeny
Rachel Ankeny
Chair of Werner Callebaut and Marjorie Grene Prize Committees
Member of David Hull Prize Committee
Mark Borrello
Mark Borrello
Program co-chair
Lynn Chien-Hui Chiu
Lynn Chien-Hui Chiu
Student representative
Chair of Student Advisory Committee
Paul Griffiths
Paul Griffiths
Past-president
Chair of Nominations Committee
Member of David Hull Prize Committee
Maria Kronfeldner
Maria Kronfeldner
Chair of Publication Committee
Alan Love
Alan Love
Co-chair of Membership Development Committee
Laura Perini
Laura Perini
Treasurer
Chair of Travel Support Committee
Akihisa Setoguchi
Akihisa Setoguchi
Chair of off-year workshop Committee
Emily Schultz
Emily Schultz
Co-chair of Membership Development Committee
Giuseppe Testa
Giuseppe Testa
Chair of Education Committee
Rob Wilson
Rob Wilson
Program co-chair
 

Non-Voting Members Of The Council

Werner Callebaut
Werner Callebaut
Past-President
 
Frédéric Bouchard
Frédéric Bouchard
Local arrangements
Montréal 2015
Christophe Malaterre
Christophe Malaterre
Local arrangements
Montréal 2015
 

Editorial Board

Anya Plutynski
Anya Plutynski
Secretary, chair and ultimate arbiter of ISHPSSB content
Maria Kronfeldner
Maria Kronfeldner
Chair of Publication Committee
Carlos Mariscal
Carlos Mariscal
Webmaster
Trevor Pearce
Trevor Pearce
List-serv editor
David Suárez
David Suárez
Newsletter editor
 

This site is kept up-to-date by the above-mentioned editorial board, consisting of:

  • the secretary (elected) of the society,
  • the Publication Committee chair (as long as the Committee exists, otherwise past/present or future president (elected)),
  • the web editor (volunteer, nominated by council),
  • the newsletter editor (volunteer, nominated by council),
  • the list-serv editor (volunteer, nominated by council).

Editors actively take care of what content should be included and solicit this content from respective people. Each of the editors reports however to the Secretary, who is the ultimate arbiter of ISHPSSB content.