Three professors will share research on school equity, LGBT college students and access to legal services among LGBT immigrants during the 2014-15 Faculty Diversity Research and Curriculum Development Grants and LGBT Research Initiative Awards on Wednesday April 22 during Common Hour. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
The grants and awards, both funded by the National Center for Suburban Studies, aim to support diversity in curriculum development and research. The presentations will be held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, South Campus.
Recipients of the 2014-15 Faculty Diversity Research and Curriculum Development Grant are:
- Catherine DiMartino, assistant professor of specialized programs in education: The Quest for More Equitable Schooling: Choice, Charts and Suburban Districts
- Genevieve Weber, assistant professor of counselor education, and graduate student Lindsay Jacobson: The Influence of Family Acceptance on LGBT College Students’ Well-Being
Lauris Wren, clinical professor of law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and recipient of the LGBT Research Initiative Award, will present her work on Increasing Access to Legal Services for LGBT Immigrants on Long Island.
A question-and-answer session will follow the three presentations. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend in support of the University’s leading focus on diversity.