MPS Broadening Participation Resources

Attendees at the Broadening Participation in MPS Workshop for New Investigators, held at NSF in the fall of 2019.

Attendees at the Broadening Participation in MPS Workshop for New Investigators, held at NSF in the fall of 2019.

Astronomy Astronomy (AST)
Matthew J. Benacquista
mbenacqu@nsf.gov
Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences (DMS)
Stefaan De Winter
sgdewint@nsf.gov
Chemistry Chemistry (CHE)
Tomislav Pintauer
tompinta@nsf.gov
Multidisciplinary Activities MPS Office of the Assistant Director
Kathleen V. McCloud, Chair
kmccloud@nsf.gov
Materials Research Materials Research (DMR)
Guebre X. Tessema
gtessema@nsf.gov
Physics Physics (PHY)
Kathleen V. McCloud, Chair
kmccloud@nsf.gov
Outreach/Education 2019-2020 AAAS S&T Policy Fellow

Andrea Stathopoulos
astathop@nsf.gov

NSF has a strong commitment to broadening participation. Groups underrepresented in MPS research include women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and persons with disabilities.

NSF 20-083, Dear Colleague Letter: MPS Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

NSF 20-097, Dear Colleague Letter: MPS Graduate Research Supplement for Veterans (MPS-GRSV)

The links below provide a sampling of information that may help Principal Investigators and others in broadening participation in their activities. This list is not meant to be exhaustive or to imply any special endorsement by MPS (or NSF).

RECRUITMENT: Ideas and best practices for recruiting students, faculty, and others for a diverse workforce

RETENTION: Ideas and best practices for supporting and keeping the people you just recruited

RESOURCES: Why we must broaden the participation of members of underrepresented groups at all levels in STEM

NETWORKS AND ORGANIZATIONS: Links to networks and organizations dedicated to advancing the participation of underrepresented groups in STEM

ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS: Different types of minority serving institutions

INQUIRIES

For further information concerning MPS Broadening Participation programs, please contact:

Dr. Kathy McCloud, Chair
National Science Foundation
Phone: (703) 292-4859
E-mail: kmccloud@nsf.gov>