Think Tank Information

March 22-23, 2017

Jackson Convention Complex
105 East Pascagoula Street, 
Jackson, Mississippi 39201

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK OVERVIEW

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK SPEAKER BIOS

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK SCHEDULE

IMPLICIT BIAS THINK TANK RESOURCES

SUGGESTED READINGS (Google Drive Link)

 

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Implicit Bias Think Tank Schedule

Wednesday, March 22  |  Thursday, March 23  |  Breakout Group Room Assignments

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

8:00 a.m.  Registration

8:30 a.m.  Welcome

Loretta A. Moore, Ph.D. 
Vice President for Research and Federal Relations
Principal Investigator, JSU ADVANCE Project
Jackson State University

8:40 a.m.  Implicit Bias Introductory Talks

Autumn M. Reed, Ph.D.
Director of STRIDE
Coordinator, Faculty Diversity Initiatives ADVANCE Program
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Presentation Slides

Thomas K. Hudson, J.D.
Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
Jackson State University

Robin Wright, M.P.A.
Research and Facilitation Specialist
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
The Ohio State University

9:45 a.m.  Break

10:00 a.m.  – Think Tank Breakout Session #1:  Understanding Implicit Bias and Identifying Target Populations

(Room numbers for Think Tank Breakout Sessions are listed at the end of the schedule.)

12:00 p.m. – Keynote Address

C. Suzanne Iacono, Ph.D.
Office of Integrative Activities
National Science Foundation
Presentation Slides

NSF ADVANCE Principal Investigator Address

Ala Qubbaj, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Presentation Slides

Strategy Facilitator Introduction

Suzanne Haley
Higher Ed Consultant and Organizational Health Coach

1:30 p.m.  –  Think Tank Breakout Session #2: Exploring the Impact of Implicit Bias on Target Populations

(Room numbers for Think Tank Breakout Sessions are listed at the end of the schedule.)

3:00 p.m.  –  Break

3:15 p.m.  –  Think Tank Breakout Session #3: Generating Strategies for Mitigating the Impact of Implicit Bias

(Room numbers for Think Tank Breakout Sessions are listed at the end of the schedule.)

5:00 p.m.  –   Implicit Bias Seminar Talks

Charles A. Gallagher, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
La Salle University
Presentation Slides and Suggested Readings

Orlando Taylor, Ph.D.
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Research
Fielding Graduate University

 


 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

8:30 a.m.  –  Welcome

Evelyn J. Leggette, Ph.D.
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
Co-Principal Investigator, JSU ADVANCE Project
Jackson State University

8:40 a.m.  –  Implicit Bias Seminar Talks

Walter S. Gilliam, Ph.D.     
Director, Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy     
Yale University
Presentation Slides

Brenda Manuel, J.D.     
Former Associate Administrator for Diversity and Equal Opportunity     
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Presentation Slides

9:45 a.m.  –  Break

10:00 a.m.  –  Think Tank Breakout Session #4: Considering Policy Implications and Accountability

(Room numbers for Think Tank Breakout Sessions are listed at the end of the schedule.)

12:00 p.m.  –  Working Lunch: Think Tank Group Reports

 


 

Think Tank Breakout Group Room Assignments

Members of each of the groups below will work together during the four Think Tank Breakout Sessions.

Room 201: The Effect of Bias on Access and Treatment in the Public Health Arena [TT1]

Room 202: Implicit Bias in the College Classroom and on Campus [TT2]

Room 203: Biased Expectations of Student-Learning in Public Schools [TT3]

Room 204: Implicit Bias and Its Impact on Diversity in Institutions of Higher Learning [TT4]

Room 205: The Economic Cost of Bias in the Workplace [TT5]

Room 206: Women in STEM: Experiences of Bias in the Classroom and the Profession [TT6]

Room 207: Implicit Bias in Child Welfare, Mental Health, Public Policy, and Urban Planning [TT7]

Room 208: From Graduate Admissions to the Professoriate: The Shrinking Pipeline for Women in Academia [TT8]

Room 209: Implicit Bias in the Media [TT9]

Room 210: Bias in Political, Criminal Justice, Social, and Educational Systems [TT10]