Transforming Academia: Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, Social Justice

May 7, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall 106 Events Room

Presented by:

Dr. H. Tuba Özkan-Haller
Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Development
Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Professor, College of Engineering
Oregon State University

Dr. Özkan-Haller will discuss an innovative new approach to advancing diversity within academic faculty, grounded in an intersectional understanding of both identity and social structures.The centerpiece of innovation is an immersive ADVANCE faculty development seminar, which:

  • involves an immersion experience for administrators and influential faculty,
  • provides a lens through which institutional practices can be evaluated,
  • orienting the learner along a path of growth and development
  • catalyzes participants to alter policies and practices that form barriers to the inclusion of women and others from under-represented groups.

  • Event Sponsor
    SEED-IDEAS grant to K. C. Ruttenberg, support from the SOEST Dean’s office, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Mānoa Campus

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