A book conversation with author Marybeth Gasman, professor in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University.
About the author:
Marybeth Gasman is Samuel DeWitt Proctor Distinguished Professor and associate dean of research in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University, where she also serves as executive director of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity & Justice and executive director of the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. Her book Doing the Right Thing: How Colleges and Universities Can Undo Systemic Racism in Faculty Hiring documents the institutional forces stymieing faculty diversification and explores how such deficiencies can be rectified.
About the Academic Innovation for the Public Good book series:
Stanford Digital Education and Trinity College have organized 10 monthly book conversations via Zoom with leading scholars on how higher education can affect the public good. The program hopes to foster discussion about how to make higher education’s future more equitable and accessible.
Each event features an author of a recently published book exploring the role of colleges and universities in addressing society’s problems. An expert in the author’s field will conduct the interview, followed by questions from the audience. The conversation will last for one hour starting at 4 p.m. Pacific time from January through October on the fourth Wednesday of every month, except for the June event, which will be a week earlier.
*The Academic Innovation for the Public Good book series is co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation.