Dr. Kathleen Fuller, Diversity Specialist

Diversity Specialist

Diversity Specialist

Dr. Kathleen Fuller has a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Kansas.  She is a Specialist on Diversity Issues.  Contact Dr. Fuller to present Seminars and Workshops.

 

 

 

During her career as a Diversity Specialist, Dr. Fuller has been:

  •  Diversity Team Leader at Johnson County Community College, Kansas
  • Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Member of the Diversity Advisory Council at the University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Member of the Equity and Inclusion Committee at Maple Woods Community College, Missouri

Dr. Fuller has given many seminars and lectures on diversity-related topics to a wide variety of audiences:

  • The Effect of the Essentialist Paradigm on Health Care. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Conference, Kansas City, MO
  • Case Studies in Diversity and Service Learning: The Nicodemus Project and HPPI: K-12.  American Association of Colleges and Universities Conference on Diversity and Learning, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Effect of Maternal UVB Radiation Deprivation on Pregnancy and Parturition.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • Thinking Outside The Box on Diversity. Child Development Unit, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Has the Sun Set on Optimal Health? CME presentation to South Florida Dermatologists, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Human Physical Diversity and Personal Identity. Texas Christian University Conference on Inclusiveness, Fort Worth, TX
  • Passive vs. Active/Proactive Diversity in the Curriculum.  Diversity in Teaching and Learning in American Higher Education.  San Diego, CA
  • Pigmentation and ‘Race’. Center of Excellence Day, Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity, University of Kansas School of Medicine.
  • Race and Healthcare. Students Educating and Advocating for Diversity, University of Kansas School of Medicine.
  • Diversity, Not Divisiveness.  Central States Anthropological Society.  Kansas City, MO
  • Cultural Competency in Medicine. Students Educating and Advocating for Diversity, University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Over the past 25 years, she has taught a wide variety of diversity-related courses.  These include:

  • Doing Diversity: Anthropology in the Classroom
  • Variety: The Spice of Life: Human Physical Diversity
  • Diversity and Cultural Competency in Medicine
  • Individual Tapestries, Common Threads: Multiracial Humans
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Physical Anthropology

See the Research Tab for a list of Dr. Fuller’s Scientific Articles.

 

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