The Department of Psychology welcomes Dr. Angela Byars-Winston as the speaker for its final lecture the 2017-18 series: Psychology of Oppression.
Angela Byars-Winston is a Professor in the University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She is also the Director of Research and Evaluation in the UW Center for Women’s Health Research and Faculty Affiliate of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research. Her research examines cultural influences on academic and career development, especially for racial and ethnic minorities and women in the sciences, engineering, and medicine with the aim of broadening their participation in STEM fields. In her talk she will share research program highlights and implications for scientific workforce diversity.
Series co-sponsors: The Lecture & Fine Arts Committee, the Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the Center for the Study of Democracy, the African and African Diaspora Studies Program, and the Department of Educational Studies.
This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Reflection Requirement in PSYC303, PSYC490 and PSYC493/494.