CITLS: Kim Case, “Applying Diversity and Inclusion across the Curriculum”
January 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kim Case (Professor of Psychology, Univ.of Houston, Clear Lake) will be visiting Lafayette College to give a keynote address, “Applying Diversity and Inclusion across the Curriculum,” and lead a day-long workshop on developing inclusive and diversity-focused curriculum. Dr. Case is an expert in inclusive pedagogy whose published work includes the books Intersectional Pedagogy: Complicating Identity and Social Justice and Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning Allies in the Classroom. (See her short bio below.)
Dr. Case’s visit to Lafayette will occur during winter interim on Wednesday, January 18. There are various ways that you may participate. First, all are invited and welcome to Dr. Case’s keynote address at 9:00am. Second, you may also choose to sign up for the day-long workshop, which will be begin with the keynote and be followed by workshop activities throughout the day, concluding at 4:00pm. Lunch will be provided to workshop participants.
If you would like to take part in this keynote and/or workshop, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, Jan 11 so that we can keep count and make lunch reservations for you, if necessary. If you cannot attend the entire workshop but would like to attend Dr. Case’s keynote address, it will be held in the Oechsle Center for Global Education at 9:00am on Wednesday, January 18.
Kim A. Case, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) where she directs the Faculty Mentoring Program and the Applied Social Issues graduate concentration. Her mixed-methods research examines ally behavior when encountering bias and interventions to increase understanding of intersectionality and systemic privilege, reduce prejudice, and create inclusive spaces within educational and community settings. Her pedagogical scholarship addresses diversity-course effectiveness, inclusive classroom practices, and teaching for social justice. Her edited book, “Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom” (2013), focuses on pedagogical strategies for teaching about privilege through an intersectional lens. Her second book emphasizes intersectionality pedagogy across the curriculum: Intersectional Pedagogy: Complicating Identity and Social Justice (2017). In 2013, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI APA Division 9) named Dr. Case as the Innovative Teaching Award winner for her student project on public education and intersecting social identities. The project also earned the 2012 Social Psychology Network Action Teaching Award – Honorable Mention. In recognition of her teaching, Dr. Case was also awarded the University of Houston-Clear Lake Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Professor Award, and Minnie Stevens Piper Teaching Award. As both Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), has served as Council member, Executive Council Member, Representative to APA Council, Journal of Social Issues Editorial Board member, Convention Program Chair, Teaching and Mentoring Chair, and Early Career Scholar Chair. She also founded and chaired (2009-2012) the Houston chapter of the national Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).