LATTICE Program Team
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.
Saejin Kwak (Former Graduate Research Assistant)
Ph.D. Student, College of Education, University of Washington
Saejin is a Ph.D student in Multicultural Education at the University of Washington. Her research interests include intergroup friendships and how educational institutions can become positive contexts for building cross-group relationships.
LATTICE also works with the Center for Evaluation and Research for STEM Equity (CERSE) for program evaluation. To learn more about our evaluator, Dr. Cara Margherio, visit our Evaluator Page
LATTICE Operations Team
The LATTICE operations team supports the LATTICE Team with managing program operations including event planning, grant management, and financial management. Our operations team includes:
Torie Gonsalves (Program Operations Specialist)
Program Operations Specialist, ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change, University of Washington
Sylvia Janicki (Graduate Student Assistant)
Graduate Student Assistant, ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change, University of Washington