Jan. 6, 2021

138: Taking Action for Social Justice - with Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University

138: Taking Action for Social Justice - with Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University

In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, we have the honor of speaking with Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University.  Diversity, equity, and inclusion - Dr. Gasman is a leading advocate for equality and social justice.  She speaks plainly about how her personal experiences enhance her passion for helping the BIPOC communities evolve into one of  equality amidst today's social constructs.

Marybeth Gasman, Ph.D., is Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & a Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, & Justice as well as the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. Prior to joining the faculty at Rutgers University, she held the Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and as the Director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions. She is one of the leading authorities in the country on historically black colleges (HBCUs).

Gasman is an historian of higher education and served as the vice president of the history and historiography section of the American Educational Research Association from 2011–2014, and as the chair of the American Association of University Professor's Committee on HBCUs.

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