Assistant Vice President of Science & Strategy, The University of Chicago
Erin Lane is an Assistant Vice President for Science and Strategy at the University of Chicago. Erin is responsible for developing and implementing science strategy across the University’s science, engineering, and innovation landscape. This includes developing new institutes, facilitating partnerships across disciplines, and helping faculty to translate discoveries into impact. Erin has worked at the University of Chicago since 2016 and prior to that was a social worker, working with families in a variety of settings. Erin has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Hyde Park with her husband and two children – all of whom enjoy making music and engaging the rich musical offerings of Chicago.