Associate Provost of the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity (AWED); Professor of Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies
Prior to her current position, Dr. Suzanna M. Rose served for five years as the Founding Executive Director of the School of Integrated Science and Humanity. Her previous positions included appointment as Senior Associate Dean for the Sciences within the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, Chair of Psychology, and Director of Women’s Studies (now Women’s and Gender Studies). Prior to coming to FIU, Rose was Professor of Psychology and Director of Women’s Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Associate Director, Office to Advance Women, Equity, and Diversity (AWED); Faculty Equity Advisor; Professor of Physics
Dr. Caroline Simpson holds a Ph.D. in Astronomy and is a Professor in the Physics Department at FIU. As a woman in the physical sciences, she has been interested in gender equity issues for the last thirty years. From 2007 to 2015, she served as a member of the American Astronomical Society’s National Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy, and began working with FIU’s Office to Advance Women, Equity, and Diversity in 2018, becoming an Associate Director there in 2020.
Associate Director, Office to Advance Women, Equity, and Diversity (AWED); Associate Professor of History
Professor Wood is a specialist in the history of the Early American Republic. Her works span many subfields, including gender and women‘s history, the history of the American South and slavery, economic history, and politics and political culture. Her Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War (2004) reinterprets the political construct of mastery in the southeastern United States in light of slaveholding widows’ distinctive legal, economic, and social position as “masters” of slaveholding households.