Presentations

“The Path to the Professoriate for African American Computing Scientists: Benefits of a Mentoring Program," LaVar Charleston and Jerlando F. L. Jackson, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 5-1-13.

“Adding Value to Higher Education: Galvanizing Experiences of Junior Faculty of Color," LaVar Charleston, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 4-30-13.

“Institute for African American Mentoring in Computing Sciences: A Combined Effort from NSF BPC Alliances and Demonstration Projects,” LaVar Charleston, Computing Education for the 2st Century (CE21) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 1-13.

“Black Males in Postsecondary Education: Examining Their Experiences in Diverse Institutional Contexts Research Panel,”  Jonathan Berhanu and Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 11-17-12.

“Arizona's Rising STEM Occupational Demands and Declining Participation in the Scientific Workforce: An Examination of Attitudes Among African Americans Toward STEM College Majors and Careers,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson,  LaVar Charleston, Juan Gilbert, and Chance Lewis, Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 11-15-12.

“Navigating Underrepresented STEM Spaces: Experiences of Black Women in U.S. Computing Science Programs Who Actualize Success,” LaVar Charleston, Jerlando F. L. Jackson, and Jonathan Bernahu, Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 11-14-12.

“Early Career Teaching Workshop,” Council for the Advancement for Higher Education Programs [ASHE], Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Charlotte, NC, 11-14-12.

“Gender and the Scientific Workforce: An Examination of Attitudes among African American Males toward STEM College Majors and Careers,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson,  Jonathan Berhanu, and LaVar Charleston, Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline Colloquium: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solution, Leeds, United Kingdom, 11-9-12.

“Untold Stories: An Examination of Selected Experiences of Black Male Graduate Students at an Ivy League Institution,” Jonathan Berhanu and Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline Colloquium: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solution, Leeds, United Kingdom, 11-9-12.

“Informing Research Perspectives on Black Males Panel,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson, James Moore, Raul Leon, Shirley Tate, and Damon Williams, Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline Colloquium: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solution, Leeds, United Kingdom, 11-8-12.

“University of Wisconsin’s Interventions to Improve Black Male Performance on Campus: The Beyond the Game Initiative,” LaVar Charleston, Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline Colloquium: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solutions, Leeds, United Kingdom, 11-12.

“Networking Your Way to Success,” LaVar Charleston, Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline Colloquium: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solutions: The Graduate School Academy, Leeds, United Kingdom, 11-12.

“Is Graduate School the Right Choice for Me?” LaVar Charleston, Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline Colloquium: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solutions: The Graduate School Academy, Leeds, United Kingdom, 11-12.

“Rising STEM Occupational Demands and Low African American Participation in Arizona’s Scientific Workforce: Do Attitudes Toward STEM College Majors and Careers Matter?,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson and LaVar Charleston, Hawaii University International Conference, 8-2-12.

“Planning for Success: Being Strategic about the Promotion and Tenure Process,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Leadership and Mentoring Institute, Birmingham, AL, 7-19-12.

 “Factors that Attract African American Males to Computer Science: What We Learned from a Intervention Program,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson , HRD's Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), Washington DC, 6-13-12.

“Gender and the Scientific Workforce in Arizona: An Examination of Attitudes among African American Males toward STEM College Majors and Careers Matter,”  Jerlando F. L. Jackson  and LaVar Charleston, The 5th Annual Conference on Understanding Interventions That Broaden Participation in Research Careers, Baltimore, MD, 5-11-12.

“Is a Post-Doc Fellowship/Training Program Right for You? If so, then: When? Where? How? Why?,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson and James Davis, American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, 4-14-12.

“Academic Career Attainment and Development: Advancing Research on Underrepresented Ethnic Populations in Education Institute,” LaVar Charleston, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 04-12.

“Arizona’s Rising STEM Occupational Demands and Declining Participation in the Scientific Workforce: An Examination of Attitudes among African Americans toward STEM College Majors and Careers,” LaVar Charleston and Jerlando F. L. Jackson, 5th Annual Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Research Careers. Baltimore, MD, 04-12.

“The African American Researchers in Computing Science Model: Expanding the Pool of Participation in Computing Faculty and Research Scientist Positions,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson and LaVar Charleston, Tenth National Best Practices Conference, Clemson University, 3-5-12.

“Rising STEM Occupational Demands and Low African American Participation in Arizona’s Scientific Workforce: Do Attitudes Toward STEM College Majors and Careers Matter?” LaVar Charleston, Jerlando F. L. Jackson, and Juan E. Gilbert, The State of Black Arizona, Microsoft Headquarters, Tempe, AZ, 01-12.

“Early Career Teaching Workshop,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Council for the Advancement for Higher Education Programs [ASHE], Charlotte, NC, 11-16-11.

 “The African American Educational Pipeline: The Need to Invest and Improve,” [Keynote Speaker,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson , African American Heritage Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 11-15-11.

“A Qualitative Investigation of African Americans’ Decision to Pursue Computing Science Degrees: Implications for Cultivating Career Choice and Aspiration,” LaVar Charleston and Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Charlotte, NC, 11-11.

“Creating a Climate for Interdisciplinary Computing,” LaVar Charleston, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Washington, D.C., 11-11.

 “Planning for Success: Being Strategic about the Promotion and Tenure Process,” Leadership and Mentoring Institute, American Association of Blacks in Higher Education, Birmingham, AL, 7-22-11.

“Using Regional Data Collection to Inform University Led Initiatives: The Case of a STEM Education SWOT Analysis,” Jerlando Jackson, LaVar Charleston, Ryan Adserias, Jasmine Bounds, and Jo’Niece Monk, ASQ STEM Agenda Conference, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, 7-19-11.

 “Real Talk: A Look at the Current Landscape and Beyond,” [Panelist], Jerlando F. L. Jackson, 1st Annual Athlete’s Development Institute, Madison, WI, 6-29-11. 

 “Making History: What Will Be the Headline?,” [Keynote Speaker],  Jerlando F. L. Jackson,  ITA Banquet, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 6-4-11.

“Changing Attitudes about Computing Science: Benefits of an Intervention Program Designed for African American Undergraduates,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson,  Juan Gilbert, and LaVar Charleston, The 4th Conference on Understanding Interventions That Broaden Participation in Research Careers, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Atlanta, 5-28-11.

“Changing Attitudes about Computing Science: Benefits of an Intervention Program Designed for African American Undergraduates,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson,  LaVar Charleston, and Juan Gilbert, The 4th Conference on Understanding Interventions That Broaden Participation in Research Careers, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Atlanta, 5-28-11.

"Uniquely Situated in Computing Sciences Programs in Higher Education: Experiences of African American Women Who Still Find Success," LaVar Charleston, Phillis George, and Jerlando Jackson, American Education Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 4-12-11.

"Differential Gender Outcomes of Career Exploration Sessions for African American Undergraduates: An Examination of Computing Science Outreach Efforts at Predominantly White Institutions," Jerlando Jackson and LaVar Charleston, American Education Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 4-12-11.

“Is a Post-Doc Fellowship/Training Program Right for You? If so, then: When? Where? How? Why?,” Jerlando F. L. Jackson and James Davis, American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, 4-9-11.

“Negotiating Careers in Higher Education in Times of Recession,” [Panelist], Jerlando F. L. Jackson, American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, 4-8-11.

“Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice’s Tribute to John H. Schuh and Nancy J. Evans [Panelist]”, Jerlando F. L. Jackson, National Association for Student Personnel Administrations National Conference, Boston, MA, 3-12-11.

“Preparing the Next Generation of African American Computing Science University Faculty: Examining the Benefits of the Future Faculty/Research Scientist Mentoring Program,” LaVar Charleston and Jerlando Jackson, Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 11-18-10.

“The Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities: African American Degree Attainment and the Nation’s Big Goal,” Jerlando Jackson with James Minor and Damon Williams, School of Education American Education Week Conference, Madison, WI, 11-15-10.

“Race Segregation Across the Academic Workforce: Exploring Factors that May Contribute to the Disparate Representation of African American Men,” Jerlando Jackson, Climbing the Academic Achievement Ladder: Promoting the Success of Black Males, Educational Testing Services Conference, Princeton, NJ, 11-13-10.

“A Journal Less Traveled: Exploring the Coping Strategies of African Americans in Computing Science Doctorate Programs,” LaVar Charleston and Jerlando Jackson, Black Americans in SMET Fields Conference, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 11-5-10.

“Gendered and Raced Employment Disparities in Senior-Level Position Attainment in the Academic Workforce,” Jerlando Jackson, Keeping our Faculties V, Minneapolis, MN, 11-2-10.

“The Landscape of Diversity Challenges Across Higher Education,” Jerlando Jackson, CIC Faculty Leadership Conference, Madison, WI, 10-22-10.

“Understanding the Challenge of Men of Color in Higher Education Using Experiences of African American Males,” Jerlando Jackson, Men of Color Program, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 5-7-10.

“Differential Gender Effects of a STEM-Based Intervention,” Jerlando Jackson, LaVar Charleston, and Juan Gilbert, American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO, 5-4-10.