HBCU STEM US Project Team Members

"STEM US focuses on two things: the identity and accomplishments HBCUs have had in broadening participation of African American students in STEM careers, and a student's self-perception as a scientist."


Curtis D. Byrd, Ed.D.

CEO & Co-Founder | Academic Pipeline Project, LLC

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Lawrence Blumer, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology | Morehouse College


Derrick M. Bryan, Ph.D.

HBCU STEM US Center Executive Director | Frederick Douglass Academic Success Center Director | Associate Professor of Sociology | Faculty Development Fellow | A.D.I.S.A Fellow | Morehouse College

Danielle Dickens

Danielle Dickens, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology | Spelman College

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Briana Goolsby, M.Ed.

HBCU STEM US CENTER Program Coordinator ​| Morehouse College


Dante' Jackson, B.S

Project Coordinator | Spelman College

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Shondrieka N. Lamb, M.S.

HBCU STEM US Center Associate Executive Director | Morehouse College

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Rihana Mason, Ph.D.

Research Scientist | Georgia State University

Mark Melton, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Sciences, Mathematics and Public Health | St. Augustine's University


Lycurgus L. Muldrow, Ph.D.

Inaugural HBCU STEM US Center Executive Director | Consultant | Morehouse College

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Adrian N. Neely, Ph.D.

HBCU STEM US CENTER Post-doctoral Research Scholar| Morehouse College


Cheryl Talley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience | Virginia State University

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Alicia P. Thomas, M.S.

HBCU STEM US Center Technology Director | Morehouse College