Daryl E. Chubin

Daryl Chubin

Principal Investigator and Co-Director, Understanding Interventions

Daryl E. Chubin, Ph.D., is an independent consultant living in Savannah, Georgia, and the Founding Director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President at the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering after nearly 15 years in federal service as Senior Policy Officer for the National Science Board; Division Director at the National Science Foundation; and Assistant Director for Social and Behavioral Sciences (and Education) at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He began his federal career at the congressional Office of Technology Assessment after serving on the faculty of four universities, achieving the rank of Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Chubin is the author of eight books and numerous reports and articles on science policy, education evaluation, careers and workforce development, and structural changes in universities to improve access and success of underrepresented students and faculty. Since 2008, he has co-chaired the nonprofit Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science. He currently is editor of the UI Journal.

Talk title

"Understanding Interventions That Impact Research and Practice"


Dr. Chubin’s remarks will (a) describe the rationale and need for Understanding Interventions (UI) as an organization; (b) provide examples of studies presented and issues discussed at UI conferences; and (c) review strategies to diversify students and faculty in STEM disciplines.