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Burt to receive Exemplar Award from Indiana University's Neal-Marshall Alumni Club

October 03, 2019

UW-Madison’s Brian Burt is receiving the Exemplar Award from Indiana University's Neal-Marshall Alumni Club on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the 24th IU NMAC reunion in Indianapolis.

Brian Burt
Burt
Burt is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Prior to arriving on the UW-Madison campus for the start of fall semester, he served as an assistant professor at Iowa State University since 2014. 

His research, which has received major funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship, examines policies and practices that influence students’ educational and workforce pathways. In particular, Burt looks to understand and improve the experiences of black men in STEM graduate programs.

Burt was recently featured by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as a “2019 Emerging Scholar.”

Burt earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University in secondary English Education in 2004. He would go on to earn a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education in 2014.​


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