Melissa S Anderson is Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Minnesota.
Melissa S. Anderson, Ph.D., is Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Minnesota. She serves on the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ethics Committee of the American Educational Research Association,and the editorial boards of Science and Engineering Ethics, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, and Accountability in Research. She chaired the committee that wrote the Ethical Principles for the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Dr. Anderson's work over the past 25 years has been in the areas of research integrity, research misconduct, and academy-industry relations. Her research, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, has focused on the research environment in relation to research integrity. Dr. Anderson was principal investigator of an NIH-funded study of international research collaborations, and she recently co-edited (with Nick Steneck) the volume International Research Collaborations: Much to be Gained, Many Ways to Get in Trouble (Routledge Press).