Diversity in Higher Education

November 6, 2009

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Evelynn M. Hammonds

Evelynn M. Hammonds, Dean of Harvard College, discusses “Diversity in Higher Education.” Prior to her tenure as dean, Hammonds served as Harvard University's first Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity from July 2005 to June 2008. She is also the Barbara Gutman Rosenkrantz Professor of History of Science and of African and African American Studies.

Her scholarly interests include the history of scientific, medical, and sociopolitical concepts of race and sexuality; the history of disease and public health; gender in science and medicine; and African-American history.

Welcome and introductions are made by Professor Barbara Ransby, Director of Gender and Women's Studies at UIC; Michael Tanner, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor William Walden, Special Assistant to the Provost for Diversity; and Dwight McBride, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

 

Recorded Friday, November 06, 2009 at University of Illinois at Chicago - Student Center East, Illinois Room B.