Advisors & Collaborators

SHCI collaborates with faculty and industry experts in social media, psychology, theater arts, business, and medicine within Stanford University and around the world.


Matt Abrahams

Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Maya Adam

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford 

Melisa Basol

Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge



Jay Bernhardt

Dean, Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin

Tushara Canekeratne

Founder & CEO, Nadastra, Inc.


Matt Chadder

Founder, Instinct Laboratory Group

Alia Crum

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Stanford

Jay Hamilton

Professor & Chair, Department of Communication, Stanford

Jeff Hancock

Professor, Department of Communication, Stanford

Aarti Porwal

Managing Director, Stanford Center for Health Education

Charles Prober

Founding Executive Director of the Stanford Center for Health Education
Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, and Immunology, Stanford

Parul Somani

Founder & CEO, Silver Linings

Rob Steiner

Director, Dalla Lana Fellowship in Global Journalism, Dalla Lana School of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto

Adam Tobin

Senior Lecturer, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford

Lisa Rowland

Lecturer, Department of Theater and Performance, Stanford