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ADVANCEGeo Workshops

Our work is based on a community model for harassment intervention training for academic leaders and faculty that identifies sexual and other types of harassment as scientific misconduct and equips individuals and departments with skills to 1) recognize harassment in different research and educational settings and how it is experienced by individuals with different gender, racial and ethnic identities, 2) implement direct and indirect behaviors to stop harassment (bystander intervention), 3) produce, implement, and enforce ethical codes of conduct, and 4) educate themselves about resources to reduce the harm caused by harassment. A main goal of ADVANCEGeo is to produce material that can be adapted to different training modules, including in-person and online, for departments, and for broader audiences at scientific conferences. We are currently developing training and train-the-trainer materials that will be made publicly available via this site.

Workshop Description: Strategies for Improving Workplace Climate

This short, interactive session (2 hours) describes academic practices and institutional structures that allow for sexual harassment and other hostile behaviors to persist, discuss initiatives to address harassment as research misconduct, and provide training in personal intervention strategies to protect and support targets of harassment. As a result of this session, participants will be able to identify: (1) different ways in which sexual and other types of harassment can manifest in research environments; (2) strategies for bystander intervention, and (3) resources for cultural change in the office, laboratory, and field settings.

Upcoming Workshops and Presentations

  • Wisconsin Ecology Graduate Student Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison - 5 December 2018
  • Wisconsin Alumni Association Milwaukee Chapter Badger Café Presentation - 6 December 2018
  • American Geophysical Union Heads and Chairs Workshop in Washington, DC - 9 December 2018
  • American Geophysical Union Presentations - December 2018
  • Zonta Club of Madison Presentation- 16 January 2019
  • UW-Madison Department of Forestry and Wildlife Ecology Workshop - Spring 2019
  • UW-Madison Department of Geography Presentation - February 2019
  • Stanford University - March 2019
  • European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria - April 2019

Past Workshops

  • Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Workshop in Indianapolis, IN - 3 November 2018
  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Workshop in San Antonio, TX - 12 October 2018
  • 2018 NSF GEO REU Workshop in Boulder, CO - 14 September 2018
  • AIPG Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO - 8 September 2018
  • National Association of Black Geoscientists Technical Conference in Houston, TX - 7 September 2018
  • University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS - August 2018
  • Goldschmidt Conference in Boston, MA - August 2018
  • Earth Educators Rendezvous Roundtable Discussion in Lawrence, KS - July 2018
  • Western Wildfire Experiments for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol, Absorption, and Nitrogen (WE-CAN) Field Campaign Workshop in Broomfield, CO - 10 July 2018
  • Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science - 11 May 2018
  • Boston University Department of Geosciences - 7 May 2018
  • University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education - 30 March 2018
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Psychology Workshop in Madison, WI -15 March 2018
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Departments of Sociology and Community and Environmental Sociology Workshop in Madison, WI - 7 March 2018
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting Heads and Chairs Workshop in New Orleans - 10 December 2017
  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) in Salt Lake City - 21 October 2017
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting Student and Early Career Scientist Conference Workshop in San Francisco - 11 December 2016

Past Presentations

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