The Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program works with faculty across all fields and disciplines at Oregon State University to create inclusive curricula that address intersections of gender, race, class, sexual identity, age, ability, and other institutionalized systems of inequity and privilege in the United States.

Faculty Development Programs

The DPD Academy

The DPD Academy serves faculty who currently teach DPD courses, as well as those who plan to teach DPD courses in the future. The Academy is designed to facilitate focused and productive engagement with contemporary, multidisciplinary scholarship on difference, power, and discrimination; critical pedagogies; and curriculum transformation.

  • As part of the DPD Academy, participants work on revising and/or developing one or more courses, to meet OSU’s DPD course criteria.
  • The DPD Academy involves continuing education through its Summer Institute and additional sessions through the following academic year.

Other Faculty Development Opportunities

The DPD Program puts on a variety educational events for OSU faculty throughout the academic year, including but not limited to:

  • Topic-specific workshops held throughout the academic year
  • Public lectures
  • Informal monthly lunch hour discussions
  • One-on-one consultations for faculty who are in the process of developing DPD courses

For more information, please contact DPD Program Director Nana Osei-Kofi.