Danyelle Tauryce Ireland

Dr. Danyelle Tauryce Ireland is a scholar-practitioner with expertise in culturally relevant pedagogy, transfer student success, and racial and gender identity in computing and engineering education.  She is associate director of the Center for Women in Technology, research assistant professor in the Engineering and Computing Education Program, and affiliate faculty in Gender, Women’s + Sexuality Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Dr. Ireland’s work centers on the intersectional nature of social, academic, and occupational identities among underrepresented students in computing and engineering majors, and factors impacting academic motivation and persistence. She also examines the relationship between identity and motivation and the psychology of intersectionality in STEM education. Dr. Ireland holds a B.A. in African American studies and family studies from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Howard University.