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African Americans in Science: An Outstanding Podcast Series

June 17th, 2008 by Ajuan Mance

Delta Sigma Theta and AAAS, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, maintain an outstanding resource that would appeal to anyone interested in learning more about today’s Black scientists. Back in 2006 AAAS produced the African-Americans in Science: Podcast for Black History Month series. Produced by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), in partnership with the AAAS Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, this series was part of the 5-year Science and Everyday Experiences (SEE) Initiative.

The African-Americans in Science: Podcast for Black History Month series consists of 19 different 45-minute interviews with African American scientists discussing their research interests and the application of their work to larger social, cultural, and environmental problems. The profiled scientists include:

Dr. Daryl Basham

Dr. Taft Broome

Dr. Kimberly Jones

Dr. Eugene Deloatch

Dr. Yolanda Moses

Dr. Georgia Dunston

Dr. Fay Grimsley

Dr. Vivian Pinn

Dr. Saundra McGuire

Dr. Maria Johnson

Dr. James Gates

Dr. Kim Weems

Dr. Isiah Warner

Dr. Dana Greene-McDowelle

Dr. Erich Jarvis

Dr. Tasha Inniss (Mathematician)

Dr. Miquel Antoine

Dr. T. Joan Robinson

Dr. Beth Brown

You can find this podcast at PodNova, Pluggd and other similar sites, or on iTunes. If you’re a new podcast listener, here’s a link to the African-Americans in Science: Podcast for Black History Month files at LINK TO AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN SCIENCE: PODCAST FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH.

Posted by Ajuan Mance

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