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Podcast: Episode 2

In this podcast episode, Catarina Carvalho talks to Chad Topaz about equity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects.

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE, VIA THE PODCAST PAGE ABOVE, OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODCASTS (Spotify, Apple Podcasts, PocketCasts…)

FURTHER RESOURCES:

– Hatfield, Brown, and Topaz’s journal article mentioned in the episode, ‘Do introductory courses…’ 

– Article on diversity and mathematical proofs

– The book, #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice

– Information about UMBC and their work in race equity 

– Articles on active learning in STEM: Ballet et al & Prince

– Decolonizing STEM reading list, from Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

EPISODE INFO:

Dr Chad Topaz (he/him) is an applied mathematician and data scientist. His current research applies quantitative tools to expose and remedy social injustice, and is based out of the Institute for the Quantitative Study of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (QSIDE), which he co-founded. Chad is also Professor of Complex Systems at Williams College and, previously, Professor of Mathematics at Macalester College. His research on complex and nonlinear systems was supported by the National Science Foundation from 2006 – 2021.

Podcast recorded using Zencastr.

Music by Rayen © Hear more via Spotify or at Instagram.

Edited by Chris Lloyd.

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