Julia Hirschberg is Percy K. and Vida L.W. Hudson Professor of CS at Columbia and was previously at Bell Laboratories/AT&T Labs. She works on speech and NLP: TTS, detecting emotion, charisma, humor, empathy, entrainment, radicalization, deception, and trust in speech and language. She served on the ACL, CRA, IEEE SLTC, NAACL, ISCA (2005-7 as president), Executive Boards, and the AAAI Council. She was editor of Computational Linguistics and Speech Communication, is a fellow of AAAI, ISCA, ACL, ACM, and IEEE, and a member of the NAE, the American Academy, and the APS. She received the IEEE Flanagan Award and the ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement and is an Amazon Scholar.