Diversity talks

Center for Study of Diversity announces late spring series of talks


3:17 p.m., April 3, 2014--The University of Delaware Center for the Study of Diversity has announced a late spring series of Diversity Brown Bag talks. 

These interactive discussions provide a forum for faculty, graduate students, and other affiliates of the center to exchange ideas and updates about diversity research topics, approaches, data, and concepts.

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Sessions will be held from noon-1:15 p.m. in the Elliott Hall Conference Room as follows:

  • April 7 -- Ted Davis, associate professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, "Race, Politics and Educational Disparities: The Case of Delaware."
  • April 21 -- Jill Ewing Flynn, assistant professor, Department of English, "Addressing the Demographic Imperative: A Public Scholarship Framework to Recruit and Retain Diverse Teacher Candidates." 
  • April 28 -- Carrie Barnum, graduate student, Department of Biological Sciences, "SACNAS Two-Step Mentoring Program Towards Diversity in STEM Fields."
  • May 12 -- Rebecca Covarrubias, postdoctoral research associate, Department of Psychology, "Promoting Academic Success: Examining the Academic Self-Concepts of First-Generation College Students."
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