Prof Patrice McDermott
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, University of Maryland, USA.
Patrice McDermott is Associate Professor and Chair of American studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County. She is a member of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program’s Coordinating Committing and acted as the interim director of the Women’s Center, as well as director of the UMBC’s Faculty Development Institute on Race, Democracy and Diversity. She is a founding member of the Center for Women and Information Technology’s (CWIT) internal board.
Professor McDermott spoke at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA) about Improving recruitment, selection, and hiring of women faculty; Creating clear and supported pathways for tenure, promotion, and advancement to university leadership; developing community of support for women faculty in STEM; transforming Institutional policies, structures, practices and culture.