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UW-Madison's Jackson speaks in video promoting NSF's INCLUDES initiative

April 11, 2017
UW-Madison's Jerlando Jackson is showcased in a new video speaking about the National Science Foundation's (NSF) INCLUDES initiative.

The INCLUDES Initiative aims to develop STEM talents from all sectors and underrepresented groups in society.

Jerlando Jackson INCLUDES videoJackson is UW-Madison's Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education and is the director and chief research scientist of Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB), which is housed in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). He is a faculty member with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and is a Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) faculty affiliate.

Jackson is a collaborating investigator on an INCLUDES initiative called, "The Consortium of Minority Doctoral Students."

This project examined three doctoral scholars programs to identify proven, high-impact and scalable recruitment, retention and mentoring strategies for increasing the number of Hispanic and Black/African American doctoral students in engineering, computing and information sciences programs.