Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel
Engineering Centers Building
Dr. Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel is the Director of Education and Outreach for the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (UW-MRSEC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Education lead for the Wisconsin-Puerto Rico Partnership in Research and Education and Materials (WiPR2EM). As part of her position in the UW-MRSEC and WiPR2EM, Anne Lynn works to broaden participation of underrepresented groups in materials science and engineering and to help early career researchers improve their understanding of issues around equity and inclusion. Anne Lynn co-developed a graduate-level course designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral associates become more authentic and effective at communicating science to all audiences. Anne Lynn has been teaching the “Improv to Improve Science Communication and Teaching” course for over 4 years and she has adapted elements of the course into interactive workshops which she has led at universities and professional societies throughout the United States. In addition, Anne Lynn has been a Master Facilitator for the Research Mentor Training curriculum since 2015 and she has facilitated research mentor training for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty interested in improving their mentoring practice at universities and professional society meetings.