Buffie Longmire-Avital, associate professor of psychology at Elon University, will present the lecture “Historically Underrepresented or Historically Excluded? The Creation of an Institutional Infrastructure that Amplifies Student Capital.” at 7 p.m., Jan. 27 via Zoom.
Longmire-Avital will discuss how academic institutions can reduce injustices that Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) experience and provide students with strategies for success. She will also be sharing research on psychosocial impacts of systemic injustices.
In addition to the lecture, Longmire-Avital will hold the “Development of a Critical Mentoring Framework for BIPOC Student Success” workshop from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Jan. 28 via Zoom.
The lecture and workshop are part of the “Equitable Re-Centering in the Pursuit of Sustainable Diversity and Inclusive Action” CAS Professional Development Series.
Registration is required to attend both the lecture and the workshop.