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The role that ethnicity plays in academia

ethnicity academia

This first round table focused on the role that ethnicity plays in academia. Four researchers at different stages of their career shared their personal experience around this topic and answered two questions: “how does ethnicity impact prospects of an academic career?” and “what can be done to make academia more inclusive?”.

Waseni Agaba Amos
Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
Dr Damian Elias
Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Dr Sharlen Moore
Postdoc at the Johns Hopkins University, USA
Udita Bansal
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University, USA