Learn more about the work of the BRAINS program, including our theoretical framework and programmatic elements. 

The BRAINS Program Overview and Impact:

The BRAINS Counterspace Foundation:

  • Margherio, C., Horner-Devine, M.C.,  Mizumori, S.J.Y. and Yen, J.W. (2020). Connecting counterspaces and community cultural wealth in a professional development program. Race Ethnicity and Education. DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2020.1798378. See

Peer Coaching Circles:

  • Horner-Devine, M. C., Carrigan, C., Grant, C., Margherio, C., Mizumori, S. J. Y., Riskin, E., Simmons Ivy, J., & Yen, J. (in press) Peer coaching circles for ongoing faculty development. In S. M. Linder, C. Lee, & K. High (Eds.), The Handbook of STEM Faculty Development. Information Age Publishing.
  • Horner-Devine M.C., Gonsalves, T., Margherio, C., Mizumori, S.J., and Yen, J.W. Beyond hierarchical one-on-one mentoring. Science. Volume 362, Issue 6414, p 532. November 2, 2018. Available:
  • Horner-Devine M.C., Margherio C., Mizumori S., and Yen, J. Peer Mentoring Circles: A strategy for thriving in science. BioMed Central Blog 2017.