In her own words: Holly Okonkwo

Holly Okonkwo

Holly Okonkwo studies how race, gender, and place affect the experiences of women scientists and technologists of color. The applied anthropologist has worked with women in both the U.S. and Africa to gain a sense of their place within the science community. Here, in her own words, the assistant professor of anthropology describes what she […]

Meet Murphy Award winner Yvonne Pitts

Yvonne Pitts

Meet Yvonne Pitts, one of two College of Liberal Arts professors who won the 2019 Charles B. Murphy Award, Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. Here the associate professor of history shares her thoughts on teaching with THiNK Magazine: Q: Do you remember when you decided to become a teacher and what motivated that interest? A: […]

Meet Murphy Award winner Derek Pacheco

Derek Pacheco

Meet Derek Pacheco, one of two College of Liberal Arts professors who won the 2019 Charles B. Murphy Award, Purdue’s highest undergraduate teaching honor. Here the associate professor of English shares his thoughts on teaching with THiNK Magazine: Q: Do you remember when you decided to become a teacher? What motivated that interest? A: I […]