National Courts and Sciences Institute
National Courts and Sciences Institute

People

NCSI Executive Committee

Hon. Robert M. Bell

Chair, NCSI Board of Directors

Chief Judge, retired, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Hon. Zel M. Fischer

President

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Missouri

Hon. Michele D. Hotten

Director at Large

Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Hon. Pauline Newman

Director at Large

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Dr. James R. Blair

Chair, NCSI Board of Science and Technology Advisors

Director of Neurobiology Research, Boys Town National Research Hospital

Dr. James P. Evans

Director, UNC Bryson Center for Judicial Science Education

Dr. Franklin M. Zweig

Vice President NCSI Vice President 


Elected Directors

Hon. Donald C. Beatty

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of South Carolina

Hon. Robert M. Bell

Chief Judge, retired, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Hon. Zel M. Fischer

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Missouri

Hon. Michael G. Heavican

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Nebraska

Hon. Michele D. Hotten

Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Hon. Lloyd E. Karmeier

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Illinois

Hon. Judith K. Nakamura

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of New Mexico

Hon. Pauline Newman

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Hon. Debra L. Stephens

Justice, Washington State Supreme Court

Dr. James P. Evans

Director, UNC Bryson Center for Judicial Science Education

Dr. Franklin M. Zweig

NCSI Vice President

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of South Carolina

Hon. Robert M. Bell

Chief Judge, retired, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Hon. Zel M. Fischer

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Missouri

Hon. Michael G. Heavican

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Nebraska

Hon. Michele D. Hotten

Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Hon. Lloyd E. Karmeier

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Illinois

Hon. Judith K. Nakamura

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of New Mexico

Hon. Pauline Newman

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Hon. Debra L. Stephens

Justice, Washington State Supreme Court

Dr. James P. Evans

Director, UNC Bryson Center for Judicial Science Education

Dr. Franklin M. Zweig

NCSI Vice President


RESOURCE JUDGE CONCENTRATION CHAIRS / DIRECTORS EX OFFICIO

Genetic Engineering Resource Judge Training Concentration

Hon. John M. Leventhal

Co-Chair

Justice, Appellate Division, NY State Supreme Court

Hon. Brian C. Wimes

U. S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Molecular and Comparative Forensics Resource Judge Training Concentration

Hon. Sally Schneider Duncan

Co-Chair 

Judge, Arizona Superior Court for Maricopa County

Hon. Michael F. Pietruszka

Co-Chair

Judge, retired, Erie County New York Court

Developmental Neurobiology and Brain Function Evidence Resource Judge Training Concentration

Hon. Ruben Castillo

Co-Chair,  

U. S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Hon. William H. Hooks

Co-Chair, 

Judge, Criminal Division, Circuit Court of Illinois for Cook County

Health Care Outcomes Research Evidence Resource Judge Training Concentration

Hon. Bryan G. Collins

Co-Chair

Judge, Superior Court of North Carolina for Wake County

Hon. Michele D. Hotten

Co-Chair

Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Ecosystem and Climate Sciences Evidence Resource Judge Training Concentration


Hon. Alexandra Collins

Co-Chair

Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals

Hon. Bert Richardson

Co-Chair

Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Data Science, Analytic Evidence and Artificial Intelligence Resource Judge Training Concentration

Hon. Jared Fogel

Co-Chair

Director, Federal Judicial Center

Dr. Stanley C. Ahalt

Co-Chair

Director, Renaissance Computing Institute, UNC/Duke/NC State Universities

NCSI Board of Scientific and Technical Advisors

Dr. James R. Blair, Co-Chair

Dr. Lawrence C. Mohr, Co-Chair

Dr. Gary L. Andersen

Dr. Kathleen T. Brady

Dr. John Butler

Dr. Thomas J. Bruno

Sarah Davis, Esq.

Dr. Ronald Lowy

Dr. Elliot A. Stein

Dr. Gene E. Robinson

JURISDICTION OUTREACH TASK FORCE EX OFFICIO DIRECTORS

Hon. Michael F. Pietruszka

Co-Chair

Judge, retired, Erie County New York Court

Hon. Michael A. Wolff

Co-Chair

Judge, retired, Supreme Court of Missouri, Dean Emeritus, Saint Louis University School of Law

Hon. Deborah Daniels

Judge, retired, 13th Judicial Circuit of Missouri

Hon. William E. Finnegan

Judge, retired, Court of Common Pleas, Marion County, Ohio