Talks & Lectures, Diversity & Inclusion
12 Oct 2021
Babbio Center 122

Queer Issues in Engineering and Science: A New Vision for STEM Curriculum, Climates, and Careers

Social Justice in STEM Series

Abstract

This workshop will provide an open forum to highlight the ways in which attending to Queer issues can improve the climate and curriculum for students in undergraduate STEM programs. Dr. Voigt will engage attendees to examine how curriculum can empower or marginalize students in STEM, and present evidence-based findings on the experiences of Queer students in undergraudate mathematics programs. The workshop will conclude with an exploration of inclusive communication and teamwork practices that will be beneficial for future careers in STEM.

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Biography

Dr. Matthew Voigt is an Assistant Professor of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University. He is a proud first-generation college student and Queer researcher. His research centers around issues of equity, access, and power structures occurring in undergraduate STEM programs with a particular focus on gender and sexuality issues. He was named an Inclusive Mathematics Environment early career fellow and is the editor of a forthcoming book, Justice Through the Lens of Calculus: Framing New Possibilities for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

This event is open to all Stevens community members.

Brought to you by Diversity Education, in partnership with oSTEM, Torch Alliance and the Charles V. Schaefer School of Engineering & Science.

Contact [email protected] with questions.

Location: Babbio Center 122

Virtual Option: Register here for Zoom Webinar

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