GSAS: Black in Academia


Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm




Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion on Black representation within the academy. In this talk, panelists will discuss their own experiences as Black scholars in the academy and what higher education can do to support current and future Black scholars in a rapidly changing academic environment.


Panelists include:

  1. Dave Louis, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Educational Psychology & Leadership, Texas Tech University
  2. Diedra Wrighting, Ph.D., Executive Director ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development, Northeastern University
  3. Evelyn Hammonds, Ph.D., Chair, Department of the History of Science, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science, Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University


This event will be open to the Harvard community. Co-sponsored by the Office of Career Services, SEAS, and the Black Graduate Student Alliance BGSA.

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