The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30 - 2015

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Bamboo Bicyclist Improving the Quality of Life for the People of China

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The First-Generation College Student Modifying the Memories of Humans

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Former Community College Student Teaching English to Children Everywhere

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Lover of Music, Travel, and Dance Infusing Art and Creativity Into Public Policy

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Non-Profit Founder Encouraging Disadvantaged Kids to Embrace Their Past

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Non-Academic Generalist Pushing for a Higher Standard of Policy Analysis

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Young Professor Studying Why More Women and Minorities Don’t Pursue Science

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Coder Studying the Effects of Government Propaganda and Censorship

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Studier of Faces With a Few Tricks That Will Make You Look More Attractive

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Robert L. Solso Award Winner With an Elevated Interest in Our Emotions

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Stand-Up Comedy Fan Who Says We Shouldn’t Be So Focused on the Future

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Historian Questioning Why So Many of Us Take Our Local World as the Default

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Professor of Peace Studies Working to Improve the Lives of Women and Children

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Champion Piano Player Who Wants You to Notice Even the Smallest of Victories

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The World Traveler Whose First Love Is Geographic Data—and Its Ability to Inform

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Activist Attorney Working to Promote Justice for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Philosopher Applying Kant and Plato to Contemporary Computer Science

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Existentialist Tackling the Herculean Task of Fixing the U.S. Health Care System

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Positive Psychologist Who Believes in Associating With Those Who Challenge You

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The National Science Foundation Fellow With a Passion for Working Around the Clock

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Military Brat Committed to Empowering Young Girls and People of Color

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Survey Leader for Barack Obama’s Campaign Still Helping Progressive Politicians

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Greco-Roman History Devotee Who Believes Running for Office Should Be Easier

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.

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The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Aspiring Astronaut and Polymath Who Sees Patterns in Just About Everything

We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.