Funding Type: ECR:Core
Principal Investigators: Aramati A Casper, Sarah L Eddy, Amanda K Lane
Institutions: Colorado State University, Florida International University, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
This project examines how a more accurate curriculum about the diversity of sexes found across species, the role of the environment in sex determination, and the complex relationship between sex and gender can create a more inclusive environment for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming (TNG) students in undergraduate biology courses. Research indicates that rather than emphasizing the diversity of strategies and experiences that organisms have around sex, gender, and orientation,...