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Professor Kupenda co-authors Feature, in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, about Encouraging Scholarly Work of Females of Color in Underrepresented Disciplines

​Professor Angela Mae Kupenda co-authored a guest column about initiatives to improve the scholarly productivity of faculty women of color in underrepresented disciplines.​ Building Support for Faculty Women of Color in STEM, by Dr. Loretta A. Moore, Dr. Deidre L. Wheaton, Dr. Evelyn J. Leggette, and Prof. Angela Mae Kupenda, was recently published in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, and is available here.

Her co-authors are:
Dr. Loretta A. Moore, Vice President for Research and Federal Relations, and Professor of Computer Science, Jackson State University (“JSU”). Dr. Moore is Principal Investigator (PI) of the JSU ADVANCE project funded by the NSF and the Expanding the Network of STEM Scholars through the JSU ADVANCE Women of Color Summer Writing Retreat (SWR) funded by the NSF. Dr. Deidre L. Wheaton, Coordinator of Social and Cultural Studies Department, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, JSU, member of the Senior Personnel of JSU ADVANCE, and Co-PI of SWR. Dr. Evelyn J. Leggette, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, JSU, Co-PI of JSU ADVANCE and SWR.

MC Law Prof. Angela Mae Kupenda, is a frequent collaborator on JSU ADVANCE projects and other projects focusing on underrepresented people in the law and in other disciplines. For more on the work of Prof. Kupenda, please see her CV at her faculty webpage.