Aaron Bunker, assistant professor of biology, was nominated by the American Physiological Society to speak at a webinar on increasing diversity in the sciences.
Aaron Bunker, assistant professor of biology at Morningside College, was nominated by the American Physiological Society to speak at a webinar on increasing diversity in the sciences.
Bunker spoke on his efforts to recruit women into the sciences via undergraduate research and educational outreach programs with the Girl Scouts.
The discussion, “How to Open the Door to a Culture of Diversity: A Productive Conversation among Decision-Makers,” was hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research and supported by the National Science Foundation.
Bunker joined the faculty at Morningside College in the fall of 2010. He has a doctorate in biomedical sciences with a minor in college teaching from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was also the fourth recipient of the American Physiological Society’s national level Macknight Early Career Innovative Educator Award.