IDI Speaker Series

The Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series at Michigan State University brings experts into conversation with Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D. to talk about current diversity, equity and inclusion topics impacting higher education.

The inaugural signature event presents:

A Way Forward in Practice: The Myth and Misconceptions about Teaching Race and Racism

March 24, 2022, 2-3:30 p.m. ET (Recorded)

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Join Vice President Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D. for a conversation with MSU Professor Dorinda Carter Andrews, a nationally recognized racial justice and educational equity scholar. This webinar is an opportunity for teachers to learn about considerations of race and racism in education and learning outcomes.

Dorinda Carter Andrews, Ed.D., MSU College of Education

Professor Andrews is the first Black woman chairperson of the Department of Teacher Education with several graduate programs ranked number one in the nation at MSU’s College of Education.

She is a professor of race, culture and equity. Her research is broadly focused on Black education and racial equity and justice in P-20 learning environments. She also works with schools and universities, municipalities, corporations, and civic organizations on how to develop and maintain culturally responsive, inclusive and equitable learning and work environments.

Professor Andrews has appeared in the New York Times, Education Week, and on WKAR, NPR, CNN and other media outlets sharing insights on racial equity in education.

"Teaching people about race and racism works in support of American ideals like inclusion and valuing diverse perspectives." -Andrews


Recording

A Way Forward in Practice: The Myth and Misconceptions about Teaching Race and Racism. On March 24, Vice President Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D. hosted a conversation with Michigan State University Professor Dorinda Carter Andrews, a nationally recognized racial justice and educational equity scholar. The webinar presented an opportunity for teachers to learn about considerations of race and racism in education and learning outcomes. 

Teaching Race and Racism resoures (PDF download)

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Advising and coordinating team

Dorinda Carter Andrews, Ph.D. - Professor and Chairperson, Department of Teach Education, College of Education

María Isabel Ayala, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, and Director, Chicano/Latino Studies Program, College of Social Science

Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D. - Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Audrey Bentley - Senior Community Outreach Coordinator, Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Brittany Jones - Ph.D. Student, Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education, College of Education

Deborah J. Johnson, Ph.D. - MSU Foundational Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Social Science; and Director, Diversity Research Network, Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Terry L. Frazier, Ph.D. - Special Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Kevin P. Leonard, Ph.D. - Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, College of Veterinary Medicine

Charles Liu, J.D. - Advising Director, River Trail Neighborhood Engagement Center, Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative

Shondra L. Marshall, Ph.D. - Program Coordinator, Diversity Research Network, Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Teresa Mastin, Ph.D. - Professor and Chairperson, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Lauren Gaines McKenzie - Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, College of Communication Arts and Sciences; and Ph.D. Candidate, Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education Program, College of Education

Henry Mochida - DEI Communications Manager II, University Communications and Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Elka Marie Stevens, Ph.D. - Critical Race Studies Artist-in-Residence and Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Art, Art History and Design, College of Arts and Letters; and Associate Professor and Coordinator, Fashion Design Program, College of Fine Arts, Howard University

Patricia L. Stewart, Ph.D. - Director, Education and Development Programs, Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

 

 

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