James J. Duderstadt

Portrait of James Duderstadt“I am serving on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council to provide the experience in leading the Michigan Mandate that gave the University of Michigan national leadership in diversity in the 1990s.”

Background and Experience

Dr. James J. Duderstadt is President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. A graduate of Yale and Caltech, Dr. Duderstadt’s interests include nuclear science, applied physics, computer simulation, science policy and higher education.  He currently teaches science and technology policy at Michigan, while chairing the National Academies Division on Policy and Global Affairs and directing the Millennium Project, a research center concerned with the impact of over-the-horizon technologies on society.