The LATTICE team is a coherent group of scholars, each with her own voice, that leverages our multidimensional differences and experiences to advance change and diversity in academia. Our team includes:
Dr. Joyce Yen (PI)
Director, ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change, University of Washington
Dr. Yen serves as the project coordinator and co-program director with Dr. Horner-Devine. She and Dr. Horner-Devine are the primary facilitators for the national LATTICE Symposia. Along with Dr. Horner-Devine, she co-led BRAINS and WEBS program on which LATTICE is based.
Dr. Eve Riskin (Co-PI)
Faculty Director, ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change, University of Washington
Associate Dean of Diversity & Access, College of Engineering, University of Washington
Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
Dr. Riskin serves as the lead consultant for the EECS LATTICE symposium and primary liaison between LATTICE and the EECS community. She will also serve as a senior panelist at the Symposia.
Dr. Claire Horner-Devine (Co-PI)
Founder, CounterSpace Consulting
Dr. Horner-Devine serves as the co-program director with Dr. Yen. She and Dr. Yen are the primary facilitators for the national LATTICE Symposia. Along with Dr. Yen, she co-led BRAINS and WEBS program on which LATTICE is based.
Dr. Christine Grant (Co-PI)
Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives, College of Engineering, North Carolina State University
Professor, Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
As special consultant to the LATTICE Team, Dr. Grant advises LATTICE on URM women in engineering issues, will serve as a symposium senior panelist, and assists with speaker and participant recruitment. Dr. Grant is PI of the Peer Mentoring Summits for Women of Color Engineering Faculty.
Dr. Julie Ivy (Co-PI)
Professor and Fitts Faculty Fellow, Industrial & Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
Dr. Julie Ivy serves as the NCSU lead. She serves as the lead consultant for the URM LATTICE symposium and primary liaison between LATTICE and the URM engineering community, particularly within the industrial engineering discipline. She will also serve as a senior panelist at the Symposia.
Dr. Coleen Carrigan (Co-PI)
Assistant Professor, Anthropology & STS, California Polytechnic State University
As a feminist anthropologist who investigates the historical and cultural dimensions of women’s labor in STEM knowledge production and the reasons why men still dominate these fields, Dr. Carrigan leads the ethnographic research.
Dr. Cara Margherio (Evaluator)
Senior Research Associate, UW Center for Evaluation and Research for STEM Equity
Dr. Margherio manages the project evaluation and assessment. She has evaluated a number of diversity in STEM efforts, including the BRAINS and WEBS programs.
Saejin Kwak (Graduate Research Assistant)
Ph.D. Candidate, Multicultural Education, University of Washington
Ms. Kwak assists Dr. Carrigan with the ethnographic research.