About our Keynote Speaker
Bryan Dewsbury, PhD
Professor of Biology
Florida International University
Bryan Dewsbury is an Associate Professor of Biology and Associate Director of the STEM Transformation Institute at Florida International University. He is also a Fellow with the Gardner Institute where he assists institutions of higher education to cultivate best practices in inclusive education.
Among his many publications is an article titled, “Deep teaching in the STEM classroom” that appeared in Cultural Studies of Science Education in 2019. His research provided evidence for how inclusive teaching practices affect student engagement, learning outcomes, and persistence in college. Particularly for first-generation and underrepresented minority students. and K12 institutions across North America.