Diversity and Inclusion

Neumann Lab Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

In the Neumann lab at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, we actively maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace where we strive to empower individuals to be their authentic, whole selves. We value the visible and invisible qualities that make individuals who they are and our commitment to inclusion across diverse backgrounds, citizenship, ethnicity, gender, genetic disposition, ideas, identity, national origin, perspective, race, religion, economic background or any other aspect which makes people unique is inextricably linked to our creativity and productivity. We put effort into recruiting and retaining laboratory members from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups because inclusivity is our innate identity, and insist that all incoming lab members embrace our vision of equity and inclusion.

Neumann Lab Land Acknowledgment

Our laboratory occupies land traditionally named Teejop (day-JOPE), the ancestral and contemporary lands of the Ho-Chunk nation, which they were forced to cede in an 1832 treaty. We recognize, support, and advocate for the sovereignty of the Ho-Chunk and the eleven other First Nations of Wisconsin. To acknowledge and honor the Ho-Chunk people for their historical and contemporary contributions stemming from this land, and in efforts to support their continued expansion, our laboratory will work to educate, train, and collaborate with all First Nations people of Wisconsin in scientific research, career development, community service, and outreach.