The ADVANCE-IMPACT Policy Review Committee will assist with the development and review of policies and procedures that impact the recruitment, retention, and advancement of faculty in STEM. The focus during the grant period will be on policies and procedures for service distribution and faculty review and promotion, with the long-term (beyond the life of the current NSF funding) goal of participating routinely in developing and reviewing policies and procedures that impact faculty in STEM.
Dr. Megan Connors
Dr. Connors studies the fundamental building blocks of nature by exploring the nucleus under extreme conditions and pushing the limits of our understanding of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the theory describing the nuclear strong force. To support her research, Dr. Connors earned an NSF CAREER grant as well as over $3 Million in grants from Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and the Department of Energy as a Co-PI. She is the faculty advisor the Women in Physics Student Organization and has served on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committees for the Department of Physics and Astronomy as well as the RHIC/AGS Users Executive Committee at BNL.