July 9, 2021
Geoscience organizations play a central role in shaping the discipline by influencing attitudes, setting standards and providing benefits to their members. Although many organizations within the geoscience community have released statements calling out societal racism and discrimination, geoscience remains one of the least diverse fields among science and engineering. To address this issue, geosciences researchers from all over the country, including Michigan State University’s Julie Libarkin, recently published a ground-breaking Perspectives article in the journal Nature Communications recommending specific antiracism action steps for the geoscience field.
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Julie Libarkin, professor of Earth sciences and director of the Geocognition Research Laboratory at Michigan State University, is part of a team that received an American Geophysical Union Presidential Citation for their creation of the Call for a Robust Anti-Racism Plan for the Geosciences.
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