ADVANCE Executive Committee

Launched with an NSF grant and now supported by UMBC, this committee provides advice and counsel to the Provost on programmatic initiatives designed to advance the success of women faculty in STEM at UMBC.

David Dauwalder, Interim Provost, Co-Chair


Ana Oskoz, Vice Provost, Co-Chair


Phyllis Robinson, Co-Chair and Professor of Biological Sciences


 Dawn Biehler, Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Science


Rachel Brewster, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Theodosia Gougousi, Professor of Physics

Linda Hodges, Director of the Faculty Development Center, ex officio
Kathleen Hoffman, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

 Vandana Janeja, Chair and Professor of Information Systems

Lisa Kelly, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Bill LaCourse, Dean of College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Professor of Chemistry

Tinoosh Mohsenin, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering



Autumn Reed, Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs   ex officio

Janet Rutledge, Dean of Graduate School, Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Liang Zhu, Professor of Mechanical Engineering