Steven D. Allison Appointed Director of the Newkirk Center for Science & Society
Professor Steven Allison has been announced as the new Director of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, effective October 1, 2021. The Newkirk Center has had a large impact on UCI's campus and its interactions with the community.
Professor Allison holds a joint appointment in the Schools of Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences. He earned his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and studies the resilience of microbial communities to drought and the effect of rapid climate change on carbon losses from southern California ecosystems.