Ana Mari Cauce, Ph.D.

Opening Keynote Session
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Ana Mari Cauce, Ph.D. is President of the University of Washington where she began her career as an Assistant Professor in 1986. A graduate of the University of Miami and Yale University, she is a  noted scholar on risk and resilience among adolescents, and has received numerous awards for her research. Dr. Cauce has contributed to the university’s mission as director of the Honors program, Chair of the Psychology department and the Department of American Ethnic Studies, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Provost. She is also the recipient for the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and continues to teach and mentor students.