Denise Sekaquaptewa on stereotypes academic performance and motivation

Denise Sekaquaptewa, professor of psychology, associate chair, and associate director, ADVANCE at the University of Michigan will speak on her experimental research. Dr. Sekaquaptewa’s research program focuses on implicit stereotyping, prejudice, stereotype threat and effects of category salience on test performance and academic motivation. Her current projects include studies of how environmental factors influence women students in math and science and how stereotypes affect interracial communication. After the presentation, we’ll have an open forum discussion on advancing a positive climate at Michigan Tech. Refreshments will be served.

When: Thursday, April 21 in MUB Ballroom B2, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.  For more information visit the site

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Hosted by Michigan Tech Women in Science and Engineering, and the Pavlis Honors College