Dr. KerryAnn O'Meara, "Leading Equity-Minded Reform..." | Women's Networking Circle

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Olscamp Hall, 101
Olscamp Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403

The Office of the Provost, Center for Faculty Excellence, Center for the Study of Culture and Society and the Center for Women and Gender Equity invite you to attend a presentation/workshop by Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara, Professor of Higher Education, Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs, and Director of the ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence at University of Maryland College Park.

Dr. O’Meara’s presentation, "Leading Equity-Minded Reform of Academic Divisions of Labor: What We Can and Should Do Now” is scheduled for Thursday, September 26, from 1:00-3:00 pm in Olscamp 101.

KerryAnn is an internationally recognized expert on diversity and inclusion in faculty affairs, has completed both longitudinal and randomized control trials on faculty retention and workload reform projects, showing positive results from evidence based interventions. She is a sought after speaker, consultant and partner on reforms to make academe more inclusive for women and URMs.  


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  • KerryAnn's research examines faculty careers and academic rewards systems with a particular focus on organizational practices that support and limit the full participation of women and underrepresented minority faculty. Her work has been widely published.
  • She consults with universities on promotion and tenure policy reform, faculty development programs, and organizational practices that sustain equitable workloads.
  • KerryAnn is PI of an NSF ADVANCE grant, the Faculty Workload and Rewards Project, to work with academic departments on workload equity. KerryAnn lead a pilot that worked with 75 search committees at UMD (2016-2018) and will be conducting research on faculty hiring as part of the UMD System AGEP PROMISE project (2018-2023).



O'Meara, K. (2018, May 10). The Hallway Ask. Inside Higher Education. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2018/05/10/ensuring-equity-service-work-opinion

Faculty Workload and Rewards Project 2 minute Project Video: https://facultyworkloadandrewardsproject.umd.edu/

O'Meara, K., Lennartz, C., Kuvaeva, A., Jaeger, A., Misra, J.  (published online April 12, 2019).  Department Conditions and Practices Associated with Faculty Workload Satisfaction and Perceptions of Equity. The Journal of Higher Education.  1-29.

O’Meara, K. (2018, June 27). Undoing the Can of Worms. Inside Higher Education. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2018/06/27/how-make-faculty-service-demands-more-equitable-opinion

O’Meara, K., Jaeger, A., Misra, J. Lennartz, C. & Kuvaeva, A. (2018, December 19). Undoing disparities in faculty workloads: A randomized trial experiment. PLoS ONE 13(12)

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