Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering


Dr. Susan Renoe
Associate Vice Chancellor
Assistant Professor, Strategic Communication
Executive Director, ARIS
University of Missouri
310 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Term: 06/01/2021 – 05/31/2024


Dr. Susan Renoe is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Extension & Engagement at the University of Missouri.  In her role, Susan works to strengthen the university’s impact on the state of Missouri, the nation, and the world. She also serves as Executive Director of the NSF-funded Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (OIA-1810732) and is an assistant professor of strategic communication in the MU School of Journalism. Previously, Susan served as Principal Investigator of the NSF-funded National Alliance for Broader Impacts (MCB – 1408736). 

She serves on several advisory boards including the AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement Fellows Program, the Network for Advancing & Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science, and the University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology. She is an advisory board member for several NSF-funded projects including the Collaborative Research: Embedding Public Engagement with Science at Long-Term Ecological Research Sites (NSF Award DRL 1713204) project, the Collaborative Research: Grounding Institutional Partnerships in Structures for Broader Impacts Design (NSF Award DRL 1612810) project, and the STEM Ambassador Program: A Scientist-Driven Public Engagement Model (NSF Award AISL 1514494) project.

She has also served as a juror for the 2017 Swedish Impact Award and was a member of the Center for Advancing Informal Science Education’s Research and Practice task force.  In addition, she was and expert member for the Research Impact Assessment Team for the Centres de Recerca de Catalunya, a group of 40 centers of research near Barcelona, Spain.

She received her MA and PHD in education from the University of California-Santa Barbara and BA and MA in anthropology from the University of Missouri.