Cecile DeWitt, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Emeritus Board Member

Dr. Cecile Dewitt is a co-founder with Bob Englert, J.D. and Dr. Yvonne Hansen and served as the first president of PLAN. She is on the Planning Network Advisory Committee of Austin-Travis County Mental Health and Mental Retardation and has served on the Mayor's Task Force for Mental Health. Dr. DeWitt is the Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor of Physics at the University of Texas, Emerita. She has had a prestigious career in research (several books, over 100 research articles, international awards), teaching (including visiting professorships in many countries: Brazil, India, France, Iran, Germany, England, Portugal, Canada and Costa Rica), and administration (founding the Les Houches School of Physics in France and participating in the creation of the NATO Scientific Division, etc.).