Dr. Swayze is a DEI strategist and an expert researcher who combined her two loves to form Diversity Think Tank to help organizations identify transformative solutions and accomplish audacious goals. Susan is a highly sought-after speaker on topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion with special emphasis on creating safe spaces to hold conversations about what makes us different and what binds us together. Fun fact: Susan gave her first presentation on diversity and inclusion in 1992. More recently, Susan has inspired audiences in Africa, Brazil, Canada, and throughout the U.S. Dr. Swayze teaches statistics and qualitative and quantitative research methods to graduate students and is an accomplished scholar whose research resides at the intersection of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Teaching & Learning. She has authored more than 50 scholarly works including three edited books.