Dr. Whitney Gaskins earned her PhD in Biomedical Engineering/Engineering Education from the University of Cincinnati in 2014. Her dissertation “Changing the Learning Environment in the College of Engineering and Applied Science: The impact of Educational Training on Future Faculty and Student-Centered Pedagogy on Undergraduate Students” was the first of its kind at the university.
Professor Gaskins has previously served on the National Executive Board for the National Society of Black Engineers, a student-managed organization with more than 30,000 members.
Currently an advisor for the Great Lakes Region. She is also a member of the Society of Women Engineers, the Women’s Alliance, the National Technical Association, The Biomedical Engineering Society and the National Alliance of Black School Educators amongst other activities.