Learn About the Panelists for Chat in the Stacks “Teaching Diversity” Program on September 27

The Libraries fall programming begins on September 27 at 2:30 PM in the Paley Library Lecture Hall with a program on “Teaching Diversity,” part of the ongoing Chat in the Stacks series co-organized by the Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Faculty of Color. Join us at 2:30 PM in Paley Library Lecture Hall. Panelists include Pamela Barnett, Tchet Dorman and Donna Marie Peters.

Dr. Barnett is the Associate Vice Provost and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at Temple. She  recently published “Discussions across difference: addressing the affective dimensions of teaching diverse students about diversity”, (Teaching in Higher Education, 2011).

Tchet Dorman is the Director for the Center for Social Justice and Multicultural Education. He has had numerous experiences with middle school, high school and undergraduate students as a professor/instructor/teacher, administrator, counselor, and adviser. He has been the director or assistant director of several education programs designed to assist students in matriculating to and/or graduating from high school, college and graduate school while at Temple University, LeMoyneOwen College (Memphis, Tennessee), Swarthmore (PA) College, the University of Pennsylvania, Albright College, the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, Vassar College, LaGuardia Community College, Oberlin College and Lebanon Valley College.

Donna-Marie Peters is a lecturer in the department of sociology. Dr. Peters received her Ph.D. in Sociology and an M.A. in Liberal Studies from the New School for Social Research, in New York City. She also holds an M.A. in Theater from the University of Connecticut. As a cultural sociologist, Dr. Peter’s articles and research interests include issues of aging, race, art, and culture.

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