Lynette Strickland is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute PreDoctoral Fellow. She received her B.S. in Marine Biology from Texas A&M. Her research, focusing on how ecological factors and genomic factors shape a naturally-occurring color polymorphism in a species of Neotropical tortoise beetle, has been published in journals including Science and Hereditary.
Lynette Strickland: A Journey in Science and Faith
Dr. Lynette Strickland’s journey in faith and science developed simultaneously, giving her unique insight into their harmony and how the two contribute to her work in ecology and encouraging representation in academia.
Why Black Lives Matter for Science and Faith
Listen to the panel of Black science and faith voices talk about the disparities in STEM, and how we can achieve greater representation for the Black community and other people of color in our fields.