Johns Hopkins research, project manager discusses ...

Johns Hopkins research, project manager discusses gender equity at MTSU

Dontarie Stallings, Johns Hopkins University OXIDE research and project manager, will speak on “Advancing Inclusive Excellence Through Gender Equity” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in Room 1006 of the Science Building on the Middle Tennessee State University campus.

Dontarie Stallings

Dontarie Stallings

The MTSU community and general public are welcome to attend the free event, which is part of the MTSU ADVANCE project. MTSU ADVANCE is a self-assessment study by the university to review the status of women faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines on campus.

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Stallings works with OXIDE — Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equality — to generate policy solutions that increase diversity inclusion within the chemistry field.

In his role with OXIDE at Johns Hopkins, Stallings collaborates with research, social and industrial scientists to bridge the field’s availability gap with respect to hiring, retention and progression of underrepresented scientists. To learn more, visit

To learn more about MTSU ADVANCE, visit

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