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Examining the Role of Men in STEM as Agents of Change in Systematically Interrupting Intersectional Inequities and Promoting  Wellness in STEM

Our panelists will describe how they leverage their power as men within STEM to disrupt inequities. Both panelists are involved in leadership roles within related formal groups within their institution.  They will share their experiences, what has worked well, and what work still remains to be done. 

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Dr. Roger Green

Dr. Roger Green is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Dakota State University, where he teaches, conducts signal processing research, and serves as Undergraduate Program Coordinator. Since its inception in 2008, Dr. Green has been a lead member of the NDSU Advance FORWARD Advocates, a group of men faculty dedicated to effecting departmental and institutional change in support of gender equality. As part of this group, he regularly trains men, at NDSU and other institutions, to better serve as gender equity allies. Dr. Green received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wyoming. 

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Dr. Thomas James

Dr. Thomas James is a Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington. He is the founder and director of the campus’ Advocates and Allies for Equity program since 2016 and has chaired his department’s Diversity Advancement Committee since 2019. His research focuses on the role of sensory systems in decision making. His research on sensory evidence accumulation as a neural mechanism of object recognition has been recognized by the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. His mentorship of women has been recognized by the Indiana University Center of Excellence for Women and Technology. His DEI contributions to the campus were recognized in 2023 by the Bloomington Faculty Council Inclusive Excellence Award.

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