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Event Recap – An Intellectual Journey with University Professor John Slaughter

On March 4th, 2022, for the Retired Faculty Association’s inaugural Intellectual Journey, University Professor John Slaughter led a presentation and discussion detailing his academic career.

Dr. Slaughter joined the Rossier School of Education in January, 2010 as Professor of Education, with a joint appointment at the Viterbi School of Engineering. Slaughter had a remarkably distinguished career, which began as an electrical engineer and includes leading two universities and heading the National Science Foundation (NSF) as its first African American director, among many other accomplishments. His education research has been in the areas of higher education leadership, diversity and inclusion in higher education, underrepresented minorities in STEM, and access and affordability.

A recording of the event is available here.

Rest in Peace, John.
Read a heart-felt post from the Dean, USC Viterbi School of Engineering: Remembering the National Engineering Icon


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