Terrence Blackman, 2012-13 MIT MLK Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics, has been appointed as a new Executive Council member of The National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences (“Math Alliance”)—Building a New American Community in the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Math Alliance is a community of math sciences faculty and students with

From MIT News, 8 October 2019: Founded in 1990, the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Visiting Professors and Scholars Program honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King by increasing the presence of, and recognizing the contributions of, underrepresented minority scholars at MIT. MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars enhance their scholarship through intellectual engagement

From The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 30 September 2019: Sean B. Seymore [MIT MLK Visiting Professor 2011-12] was named to the New York Alumni’s Chancellor’s Chair. He is a professor of law and a professor of chemistry at the university. Professor Seymore’s research focuses on how patent law should evolve in response to

Former MLK Visiting Professors Christopher Rose and Sylvester James Gates, Jr. are part of Brown University’s diversity and inclusion action plan, which is committed to doubling the number of faculty from historically underrepresented groups, two initiatives are already attracting both early-career and experienced scholars to Brown. From “New programs seek to diversify faculty at Brown and beyond,” News

Terrence Blackman has been appointed as a Member at Large to the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Committee on Science Policy for a term of three years. Founded in 1888, the AMS aims to further the interests of mathematical research, scholarship and education, serving the national and international community through publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs. The Committee

Jacquelyn Taylor was recently appointed assistant dean of diversity and inclusion at the Yale School of Nursing, where she serves as an Associate Professor of Nursing and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar in the Division of Primary Care. She is licensed as a PNP-BC, RN, and FAAN. Dr. Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a doctorate in

News From Brown, September 2015:  Christopher Rose will continue his work in communications theory. As associate dean of the Brown University faculty, he will cobble together multidisciplinary faculty, postdoctoral, and graduate student teams by building on what he sees as the unusual technical breadth of underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines. Christopher Rose has a rather broad

Latanya Sweeney was appointed editor-in-chief of Technology Science, a new journal published by the Data Privacy Lab at Harvard University. The journal was established by a group of 47 researchers, professors, and legal experts from 30 universities around the world. It will publish “original material dealing primarily with a social, political, personal, or organizational benefit or

Terrence Blackman has joined the Medgar Evers College (CUNY) School of Science, Health & Technology as an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Mathematics Department, where he formerly served as an assistant professor. “Those of us who knew Terrence will attest to the fact that he cares immensely for the success and well-being of his students and colleagues,”