Diversity Events

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

IUP doctoral candidate Jeremy C. McCool will present on his dissertation in progress, titled “The Miseducation of Hip-Hop; Exploring Influence, Violence, Nuance, and Racial Bias within the Perceptions of Rap Music.”

This quasi-experimental study and research investigates how racial bias may impact how hip-hop and politically driven rap lyrics are perceived by audiences. 

Join us via Zoom.

Diversity Research Presentation Series

In this series, presenters will share research from their dissertations, leading to meaningful discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Other presentations in the series are as follows:

  • COVID’s Impact on the LGBTQ Community
    Wednesday, June 16, 3:00–4:00 p.m., by Jennifer Demchak, Geosciences faculty member at Mansfield University and MS in Safety Sciences student at IUP

  • “Culturally Responsive Mentorship: Black Graduate Student and Faculty Perceptions, A Case Study Approach”
    Tuesday, July 6, 3:00–4:00 p.m., by Veta Talton, doctoral candidate in IUP’s DEd in Administration and Leadership Studies program

  • “The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in the Field of Safety Sciences”
    Wednesday, August 4, 6:00–7:00 p.m. This panel discussion features Wanda Minnick, associate professor and MS in Safety Sciences program coordinator, IUP Department of Safety Sciences; Annah Hill, associate professor and assistant chair, IUP Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services; and Laura Helmrich-Rhodes and Luz Marin, associate professors, IUP Department of Safety Sciences.