Ganpat and Manju Patel Distinguished Lecture Series

Shaun Harper, an executive director at USC.

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Shaun Harper, Ph.D., executive director of USC's Race and Equity Center, spoke about race and equity in the context of STEM fields on Nov. 7, 2020.

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About Shaun Harper

Shaun Harper studies racial, gender, and LGBT issues in corporations, law firms, Hollywood production companies, K-12 schools, and universities. Harper has consulted with more than 200 businesses and institutions on strategies related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. He has published 12 books and over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and other academic publications, and procured $13 million in research grants. His research has been cited in over 10,000 published studies. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune, Washington Post, Black Enterprise, and several thousand other news outlets have quoted Harper and featured his research. He has been interviewed on CNN, ESPN, and NPR.

About the Ganpat and Manju Patel Distinguished Lecture Series

The Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering established the Ganpat and Manju Patel Distinguished Lecture Series to broaden the educational experience of Cal Poly Pomona students, faculty and staff by hosting innovative and engaging speakers who encourage thought-provoking discourse and ideas.

With increasing competition from around the world, America’s engineering graduates need to be more prepared than ever to enter the work force, and Cal Poly Pomona is well-poised to ensure that they are.

Cal Poly Pomona is proud to present an event hosted by the College of Engineering and endowed by Ganpat and Manju Patel.

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