ENGR 401
PEERs Course:
Leadership Development to Promote Equity in Engineering Relationships

Spring 2015 Course Syllabus

Course Instructor:
Dr. Joyce Yen, Program/Research Manager, UW ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change

Dr. Sapna Cheryan, Assistant Professor, Psychology

Teaching Assistant:
Alexis Nelson, Graduate Student, College of Education

Course Description: The course will enlist engineering students' energy, creativity, social conscience, and on-the-ground perspectives in improving the diversity environment in the UW College of Engineering. Students will explore topics such as diversity in science and engineering, impact of unconscious bias, community engagement, leadership, etc. Students who successfully complete the course can apply for quarter-long internship opportunities as PEER Leaders.

Interested in taking the PEERs course or learning more? Please complete a brief survey here!

Related Course:
Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler offers a related seminar, "Disability 101: Identity, Education, Leadership and Careers." Find out more at: http://www.washington.edu/doit/Newsletters/Jan14/01.html

Contact PEERs Course Instructors

Dr. Joyce Yen, joyceyen@uw.edu

Dr. Sapna Cheryan, scheryan@uw.edu

Alexis Nelson, anelson4@uw.edu

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