Flatiron Institute Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Advocacy (IDEA) Scholar program invites distinguished scientists with a particular interest in increasing diversity and improving equity and inclusion in the sciences for extended visits at the Flatiron Institute.
While in residence, scholars may engage in a variety of activities, such as working on scientific projects, starting new scientific collaborations, mentoring junior scientists, interacting with Flatiron scientific staff, giving talks and seminars, and organizing or participating in workshops and career development events.
Introducing Inaugural IDEA Scholar Stephon Alexander
Theoretical physicist Stephon Alexander has been named the inaugural Flatiron Institute IDEA Scholar for 2020–2021. Alexander’s work is at the interface between cosmology, particle physics and quantum gravity. As a professor of physics at Brown University, he studies the connection between the smallest and largest entities in the universe. Alexander is president of the National Society of Black Physicists and a senior fellow with the Simons Society of Fellows.
To learn more about Alexander and his lab, please visit https://www.stephonalexanderlab.com/.