Utilizing an Intersectional Approach in Gender Equity Studies of Academic Professions: Strengths and Challenges
Dr. Abby Templer Rodrigues - Department of Sociology and Anthropology, MSU
Intersectionality is a frame, or a lens, through which the interaction of multiple form of inequality become visible. This talk will provide an introduction to the concept of intersectionality, focused on why this approach is key for understanding and addressing gender inequality in the academy. The talk will end with a discussion of some of the challenges of utilizing an intersectional approach in gender equity studies of academic professions and offers suggestions for addressing them.
Sponsored by: College of Natural and Applied Sciences and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
All faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.