MLK Scholars Welcome Luncheon

MLK Scholars Welcome Luncheon

15 September 2021 | 12-1pm EST | Bush Room 10-105 and via Zoom

Institute Community & Equity Office

Martin Luther King Jr. talking to group during meal, ca. 1966. Photo: Bob Fitch. Source: Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections.


MLK Scholars Welcome Luncheon

Wednesday, September 15
12:00 - 1:00pm EDT

Join us in welcoming the 2021-2022 cohort of MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars!

  • Sanford Biggers, Interdisciplinary Artist, hosted by the Department of Architecture 
  • Kristen Dorsey, Assistant Professor of Engineering, hosted by Media Arts and Sciences
  • Omolola (Lola) Eniola-Adefeso,  Professor of Chemical Engineering, hosted by the Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Robert Gilliard Jr., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, hosted by the Department of Chemistry
  • Sonya T. Smith, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, hosted by Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Lawrence Udeigwe, Associate Professor of Mathematics, hosted by Brain and Cognitive Sciences
  • S. Craig Watkins, Professor and internationally recognized expert in media, hosted by the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Luis Gilberto Murillo-Urrutia, former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development in Colombia, and Valencia Joyner Koomson, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be continuing on as part of this cohort.

*This event will feature ASL interpretation, and will be hosted in a hybrid environment. You have the option to join via zoom - details to come later*

Attendees who will be joining us for an in person experience must be vaccinated against Covid-19. We will be using Tim Tickets for contact tracing purposes. More information about Tim Tickets will be available soon!


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