Addressing Barriers to Participation in STEM
The Addressing Barriers to Participation in STEM of Historically Underrepresented Students Committee researches and supports the post-secondary academic enrollment, participation, and successes of historically underrepresented students in STEM at the University of Delaware.
The overarching goal is diversity, equity, and inclusion work in STEM fields throughout the University of Delaware.
- Research and disseminate information regarding perceived and actual barriers for historically underrepresented students in STEM.
- Facilitate the outreach and development of pre-college preparation for collegiate level STEM courses for historically underrepresented students.
- Create, advance, and understand the impact of peer mentorship on historically underrepresented students in STEM.
- Educate, prepare, and connect historically underrepresented students in STEM with internships and workforce opportunities.
Chair: Stephanie Del Tufo (College of Education and Human Development & Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate Program)
- Sam Clem (Delaware Environmental Institute)
- Carmelita Foster (Psychological & Brain Sciences)
- Amy Griffin (Psychological & Brain Sciences)
- Ayanna Harrison (National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals)
- Nikolas Schonsheck (Mathematical Sciences)
- Joshua Zide (Materials Science & Engineering)