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Advisory Board Members

 

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Jennifer Bowie, B.S.J., M.S.C. 
Chief of Staff, University Advancement 
740-597-2987 
bowiej@ohio.edu 
As an Ohio University undergraduate, one of the most important—and hard-fought—lessons I learned was to show up. To say "yes" when new and unexpected opportunities find you. The Boyd Scholars is one way I get to show up. 

 

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Monica M. Burdick, PhD 
Associate Professor 
Stocker Center, Room 189
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
I'm involved with the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program because... STEM fields are notoriously gender imbalanced. I want to learn how to be a better ally and advocate for women, underrepresented genders, and intersectional identities, as well as share my experiences as an East Asian-American woman in engineering with program participants at different points in their career journeys. 

 

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Lisa M. Harrison, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, Middle Childhood Education 
I'm involved with the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program because I personally know the value and want to be a part of a learning community uniquely designed to support the intellectual, creative, and leadership development of undergraduate women. 

 

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Miriam Intrator, Ph.D., MSLS
Special Collections Librarian for Rare Books
740-597-1771
intrator@ohio.edu
I’m involved with the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program because I believe in helping to empower and educate young women and to provide them with opportunities and encouragement that may otherwise be hard to come by, and because I’m constantly learning from and inspired by every woman who is involved in the Program. 

 

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Katherine Jellison 
Professor of History
740-593-0438 
jellison@ohio.edu 
I’m involved with the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program because I believe part of my mission as an educator is to assist young women in empowering themselves and succeeding in their chosen pursuits. 

 

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Patricia McSteen , Ph.D.
Founder
Deputy of Global Campus Safety, New York University
patti.mcsteen@nyu.edu
I am involved in the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program because this community of women inspires, invigorates, supports and gives me hope for our future. 

 

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Michelle O'Malley , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Linguistics  
740-593-4321 
haugh@ohio.edu

 

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Nancy Sandler , Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy 
Member of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. 
740-593-9434
sandler@ohio.edu 
I am involved with the MBSP because I want to contribute to the education and empowerment of young women, using my professional experience as a woman physicist. My interactions with Boyd students, exciting and thought-provoking, bring new perspectives to my role as a female science faculty. Moreover, participation in the board opens a window to the rich academic environment of Ohio University and allows me to collaborate with talented professionals from diverse disciplines. 

 

Ami Scherson

Ami Scherson, B.A.
Audience and Donor Data Manager at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY
Alumna MBSP, 2019
amischerson@gmail.com
The Margaret Boyd Scholars Program provides young woman foundational and inspiring opportunities for personal and professional growth.  As an alumna of the program that was impacted firsthand, I am thrilled to continue the legacy of impact MBSP has on students at Ohio University.

 

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Miriam Shadis , Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History  
740-593-4364 
shadis@ohio.edu
The MBSP provides a space for me as a faculty member to engage with students and other faculty and staff from across the university, and to share my passion for women’s history and education. 

 

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Carey Snyder Ph.D.
Professor of English
Ellis Hall, Room 353D
740-593-9937
snyderc3@ohio.edu
I'm involved with the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program because I enjoy helping to foster, and being part of, a supportive women’s community. I believe the program helps young women to thrive—and to see themselves as part of a long history of women striving to overcome whatever obstacles are in their way.