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Provost Speaker Series

"evidence-based practices to recruit, retain, and advance diverse faculty in academia" With Dr. Jessi smith february 8, 2018

Please join the second installment in the 2018 Provost Speaker Series on Thursday, February 8 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Perry Atrium in the Saab Center on North Campus. Reception to follow.

The keynote address, "Evidence-Based Practices to Recruit, Retain, and Advance Diverse Faculty in Academia" will be given by Jessi Smith, Ph.D.

Smith is a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Special Assistant to the Provost/Director of ADVANCE at Montana State University. Her research interests span three areas: intrinsic motivation, goals, and stereotype processes, particularly as they relate to gender and achievement. Her research emphasizes the role gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation play in understanding both the perceiver's standpoint (application of stereotypes) and the target's experience (how does it feel to be the victim of the stereotype). Currently supported with funding from the National Science Foundation as well as the National Institutes of Health, her research is grounded in experimental methodology and has been applied to educational, political, and health related domains.