The Office of Academic Affairs & Diversity is housed in the Lamont Directorate, and has the following mission and focus:

1. To enable better representation of underrepresented groups, including women and minorities, and promoting diversity and inclusion among all scientific ranks at Lamont;

2. To develop policies, procedures, and initiatives for academic affairs and diversity. These include: search and recruitment procedures; appointments and promotions; salary structures; family leave policies; bylaws and governance; mentoring programs; awards and recognition; and the advancement of junior scientists.



This office conducts training and presentations on the following topics: Implicit Bias; Racial Bias; Gender Bias; LGBTQ+ Awareness. These sessions are especially customized to the STEM workplace. Sessions typically last 1 hour. To request a bias training session, email [email protected]



View a summary of our Key Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives. To learn about these activities and initiatives in greater detail, click on the Documents menu link above.