A Call to Academics Worldwide to Join Nobel Laureates and University Presidents to Stand in Solidarity with Israeli Academics Facing Threats of Boycott

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Nobel Prize Laureates and University Presidents
Signing This Statement

Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov
Nobel Prize – Physics
Distinguished Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Loren J. Anderson
President
Pacific Lutheran University

Kenneth Arrow
Nobel Prize-Economics
Stanford University

Lawrence S. Bacow
President
Tufts University

David Baltimore
Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine
Past President,
California Institute of Technology

Esther Barazzone
President
Chatham University

Henry S. Bienen
President
Northwestern University

Leon Botstein
President
Bard College

William R. Brody
President
Johns Hopkins University

Hank Brown
President
University of Colorado

Robert Brown
President
Boston University

Tom Buchanan
President
University of Wyoming

Nancy Cantor
Chancellor and President
Syracuse University

Robert Carothers
President
University of Rhode Island

Gerhard Casper
President Emeritus
Stanford University

Jean-Lou Chameau
President
California Institute of Technology

David Clary
President
Magdalen College
Oxford University

Claude Cohen- Tannoudji
Nobel Prize- Physics
Laboratoire de Physique de L’Ecole Normale Superieure
Paris, France

Saul B. Cohen
President Emeritus
Queens College
City University of New York

Jared Cohon
President
Carnegie-Mellon University

Irwin Cotler
Professor of Law,
McGill University [on leave],
M.P. and former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Scott Cowen
President
Tulane University

Michael Crow
President
Arizona State University

Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte
President Emeritus and Professor
Florida State University

Alan Dershowitz
Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law
Harvard University

Stanley Deser
Dirac Medal
Ancell Professor of Physics
Brandeis University

Steven J. Diner
Chancellor
Rutgers-The State University
(added 5.30.08)

Gail Dinter-Gottlieb
President and Vice Chancellor
Arcadia University
Canada

James Doti
President
Chapman University

Robert C. Dynes
President
University of California

Allen K. Easley
President and Dean
William Mitchell College of Law

Alfred Ebenbauer (1945-2007)
Former Rector,
University of Vienna, Austria

Mark Emmert
President
University of Washington

Robert F. Engle
Nobel Prize Economics
New York University

Daniel Mark Fogel
President
University of Vermont

Jerome Friedman
Nobel Prize-Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alice P. Gast
President
Lehigh University

Carol Garrison
President
University of Alabama

G. David Gearhart
Chancellor-Elect
University of Arkansas
(added 6.5.08)

Sheldon Lee Glashow
Nobel Prize-Physics
Boston University

Donald A. Glaser
Nobel Prize Physics
University of California at Berkeley

Clive W.J. Granger
Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
University of California, San Diego

David Gross
Nobel Prize Physics
Director, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of California at Santa Barbara

Amy Gutmann
President
University of Pennsylvania

Ann Weaver Hart
President
Temple University

Herbert A. Hauptman
Nobel Prize- Chemistry
Medical Foundation of Buffalo

James J. Heckman
Nobel Prize Economics
University of Chicago

Alan Heeger
Nobel Prize-Chemistry
University of California-Santa Barbara

John L. Hennessy
President
Stanford University

Richard Herman
Chancellor
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Dudley R. Herschbach
Nobel Prize Chemistry
Harvard University

Avram Hershko
Nobel Prize Chemistry
Distinguished Professor at the Unit of Biochemistry
Technion
(Israel Institute of Technology)

Susan Hockfield
President
MIT

Paul Appelbaum
Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine & Law
Columbia University

Awi Federgruen,
Charles E. Exley Professor of Management; Chair of Decision, Risk and Operations Division,
Columbia University Business School

Lisbeth S. Fried
Visiting Scholar
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies and the
Department of Near Eastern Studies
University of Michigan

Judith S. Jacobson
Associate Professor
Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University

Richard L. Lubman
Associate Professor Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Southern California School of Medicine

Edward H. Kaplan
William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences, Professor of Public Health, and Professor of Engineering
Yale University

 

Shirley Strum Kenny
President
Stony Brook University
State University of New York

Steven Knapp
President
George Washington University

Walter Kohn
Nobel Prize Physics
University of California-Santa Barbara

Helmut Konrad
Former Rector, University of Graz
Graz Austria

Arthur Kornberg**
Nobel Prize- Medicine
Emeritus Pfeiffer Merner Professor of Biochemistry
Stanford University School of Medicine

Roger Kornberg
Nobel Prize- Chemistry
Professor of Structural Biology
Stanford University

Leon Lederman
Nobel Prize-Physics
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
University of Chicago

Anthony Leggett
Nobel Prize-Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ronald D. Liebowitz
President
Middlebury College

David McClain
President
University of Hawaii System

Joseph M. McShane, SJ
President
Fordham University

James Moeser
Chancellor
University of North Carolina

C.D. Mote Jr.
President
University of Maryland

Marshall W. Nirenberg
Nobel Prize- Medicine
Biochemical Genetics
National Institutes of Health

Ross Paul
President
University of Windsor

David Politzer
Nobel Prize-Physics
California Institute of Technology

G. David Pollick
President
Birmingham Southern College

Rajendra Prasad
Rector
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Stuart Rabinowitz
President
Hofstra University

Jehuda Reinharz
President
Brandeis University

Richard J. Roberts
Nobel Prize- Physiology/Medicine
New England Biolabs

Richard L. Rubenstein
President Emeritus and
Distinguished Professor of Religion
University of Bridgeport

Cecil Samuelson
President
Brigham Young University

Andrew V. Schally
Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Wolfgang Schütz
Rector
Medical University of Vienna

Beheruz N. Sethna
Professor & President
University of West Georgia

Donna E. Shalala
President
University of Miami

Robert N. Shelton
President
University of Arizona

Lee Shulman
President
Carnegie Foundation

Ralph Snyderman
Chancellor Emeritus
Duke University

Graham Spanier
President
Penn State University

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
President
The George Washington University

Harold Varmus
Nobel Laureate Physiology or Medicine
President
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Leslie Wagner
Chancellor
University of Derby, UK

Steven Weinberg
Nobel Prize-Physics
Josey Regental Professor of Science
University of Texas, Austin

Elie Wiesel
Nobel Peace Prize
Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities
Boston University

Frank Wilczek
Nobel Prize-Physics
Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kevin Wildes, S.J.
President
Loyola University
New Orleans

Robert E. Witt
President
University of Alabama

Henry T. Yang
Chancellor
University of California-Santa Barbara

Mark G. Yudof
Chancellor
University of Texas

Daniel Zajfman
President and Professor of Physics
Weizmann Institute of Science

Vladimir Zakharov
Dirac Medal in Theoretical Physics
Regent Professor of Mathematics
University of Arizona

Roald Hoffmann
Nobel Prize-Chemistry
Frant H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters
Cornell University

Tim Hunt
Nobel Prize – Physiology/Medicine
Cell Cycle Control Laboratory
London Research Institute
Clare Hall Laboratories

Elfriede Jelinek
Nobel Prize Literature
Austria

Richard M. Joel
President
Yeshiva University

Daniel Kahneman
Nobel Prize – Economics
Professor of Psychology
Princeton University

Eric R. Kandel
Nobel Prize – Medicine
University Professor
Columbia University

Edgar Pick
Professor
Sackler School of Medicine
Tel Aviv University

Elihu D. Richter
Center for Genocide Studies
Hebrew University-Hadassah, School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Harvey A. Risch
Professor, Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Yale University School of Public Health

Bruce Rubenstein
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine

Marius Usher
Professor of Cognitive Psychology
Birkbeck, University of London

Jeffrey Wielgus
Research Associate, Department of Life Sciences
University of British Columbia

Ed Morgan
Law Professor
University of Toronto

Joel Pachter
Professor of Pharmacology
University of Connecticut Health Center

Judea Pearl
Professor Computer Science
University of California- Los Angeles (UCLA)
Daniel Pearl Foundation

 

** Deceased

SPME Board of Directors

Richard L. Cravatts, PhD

President
Boston, USA
(2011 - Present)

John R. Cohn, MD

Vice President
Thomas Jefferson University, USA
(2005 - Present)

Leila Beckwith, PhD

Treasurer
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
(2006 - Present)

Ralf R. Schumann, MD, PhD

Secretary
Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
(2011 - Present)

Lauri B. Regan, JD

New York, USA
(2014 - Present)

Brian O'Connor

Boston, USA
(2013 - Present)

David Menashri, PhD

Tel Aviv University, Israel
(2009 - Present)

Richard Landes, PhD

Boston University, USA
(2014 - Present)

Jonathan Adelman, PhD

University of Denver, USA
(2013 - Present)

SPME Staff

Asaf Romirowsky, PhD

Executive Director
SPME
(2011 - Present)

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