Dr Holly Falk-Krzesinski
Vice President, Global Academic & Research Relations, Elsevier, USA.
Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski PhD, is the Vice President for Global Academic & Research Relations for Elsevier where she is focused on alliance formation at research institutions and federal funding agencies, especially those related to strategic planning for the research enterprise. Prior to joining Elsevier, Dr Falk-Krzesinski had been a faculty member in arts & sciences and medicine for fifteen years at Northwestern University where she led initiatives related to research development and team science. She facilitated a multitude of trans-institutional collaborative grant programs spanning art history to bioenergy, with a special interest on approaches to evaluating collaboration and interdisciplinary research, team science leadership, and research networking tools. To enable broad sharing of her experiential knowledge in combination with effective practices drawn from team research, Dr Falk-Krzesinski was a co-developer of TeamScience.net; and, through her leadership with the Annual International Science of Team Science Conference and NIH Team Science Toolkit project, Dr Falk-Krzesinski has been instrumental in developing a strong international community of practice for team science and interdisciplinary research. Dr Falk-Krzesinski continues to teach grantsmanship as an adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University, consults at universities and funding agencies on team science, and serves on the Business Steering Group and Board-alternate for ORCID. She launched NORDP in 2008, serving as the organization's founding president.
Dr Falk-Krzesinski spoke on Interdisciplinary and Team Science: Improving Collaborative Effectiveness of Research Teams in Plenary Session 3 Maximising Capacity of Science Human Capital and Knowledge Communities at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.