Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American History The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, in collaboration with the Center for Africana Research at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, invites applications for its residential Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American History.Funded, in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the … Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellowship In African American History
Adelante Latina! Studnets at UMBC and Ms. Blum, Dr. Charles Ritter, and I at their 2012 Retirement Party Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hosting two high school juniors from Adelante Latina! at UMBC's annual "Just for Juniors" program---an all day event that introduces students to the college admission process and exciting opportunities at UMBC. … Continue reading Adelante Latina! at Just for Juniors at UMBC: The Importance of Mentoring
University of Michigan CRLT Players Performance at UMBC, March 31, 2016 Yesterday, the University of Michigan's Center for Research, Learning, and Teaching (CRLT) Players gave two performances of the sketch "Navigating Departmental Politics" at UMBC. The performances spoke to a range of implicit biases and unequal power dynamics that fuel toxic departmental climates and stymie the … Continue reading The “Priviledge” of Inaction an Invitation to Engage: Reflections on the CRLT Theatre Performance
I recently returned from the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Florence, Italy, where I had the privilege of participating in the special session, "Diversity & Inclusion in Global Engineering Education-Initializing Global Scale Collaboration," with colleagues, David Delaine (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Darryl Williams (Tufts University, USA), Renetta G. Tull (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, … Continue reading (RE) Engineering Diversity and Inclusion: Sharing my Perspectives on Implicit Bias at the World Engineering Education Forum in Florence, Italy
Papers: “Precarious Citizens? Representations of the Muslim, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Minority Community in U.S. News Coverage of the “Honor Killing” of Noor Almaleki.” Paper presentation. Abstract: The news is a powerful institution that shapes our understanding of everyday social and political events and frames our organization of social actors involved (van Dijk 1991). … Continue reading Two papers and a Roundtable Accepted at the 2015 National Women’s Studies Association Conference
My and co-author, Renetta G. Tull’s paper, “Programmatic Interventions for Developing Diverse Global Eminent Faculty Scholars Through International Collaborations," was accepted as part of the proceedings of the 2015 American Society of Engineering Education International Forum in Seattle, Washington. Abstract: Participation in formal and informal mentoring networks is a critical mechanism through which engineering faculty accumulate … Continue reading Paper Accepted for 2015 American Society of Engineering Education International Forum
My and co-author, Renetta G. Tull's paper, "Encouraging Equilibrium: Career-Life Balance Outreach and the Advancement of Women in Engineering" as been accepted as part of the proceedings for the 2015 Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions Conference in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Abstract: Issues related to career-life balance (CLB) disproportionally affect women in STEM. These issues disrupt women’s … Continue reading Paper Accepted for the 2015 Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions Conference
The abstract "Complicit Perpetrators? U.S. News Representations of the Muslim, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Minority Community in the Murder of Noor Almaleki," was named a finalist for the 2015 International Society for Language Studies Founders' Emergent Scholar Award.
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