Dr. Susan E. Walden

Past Chair

Dr. Susan E. Walden (Fellow, ASEE) is the founding Director of the Research Institute for STEM Education (RISE) and an associate research professor in the Dean’s office of the Gallogly College of Engineering. She was the founding Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research in the office of the VPR-Norman, leading efforts to institutionalize and democratize undergraduate research at OU. Her RISE research work examines the systemic cultural and structural barriers to equity and inclusion in STEM majors. She serves as a Councilor on the national Council on Undergraduate Research and on the Committee on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for the American Society for Engineering Education.