RISE Center Seminars on Inclusion - Kimberly Griffin
This event last occurred Feb. 18, 2021
Kimberly Griffin, University of Maryland
"Structural racism, institutional transformation and diversifying the STEM faculty"
The small number of Black, Latinx/a/o and Native American faculty in STEM has been increasingly identified as cause for concern, and multiple interventions have been proposed and implemented to increase representation. Decades of research suggest that interventions must go beyond focusing on “fixing” minoritized scientists, instead turning our attention to how campuses and STEM disciplines perpetuate racism and inequality. This interactive session will engage the audience in critical conversations about research on the structural barriers minoritized scientists face on their pathway to the professoriate, promising interventions and strategies and how we can support change efforts.
About the series:
A call to action: Striving toward inclusion in academic biology
An initiative sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) focused on promoting awareness, understanding and committment to change academic biology environments to be more inclusive.