Epistemic exclusion: Scholar(ly) devaluation that marginalizes faculty of color. (2020)

"Faculty of color experience a number of challenges within academia, including tokenism, marginalization, racial microaggressions, and a disconnect between their racial/ethnic culture and the culture within academia. The present study examined epistemic exclusion as another challenge in which formal institutional systems of evaluation combine with individual biases toward faculty of color to devalue their scholarship... Continue Reading →

Women Faculty of Color: Stories Behind the Statistics (2014)

"In this qualitative study we address two primary research questions: What are the experiences of women faculty of color (WFOC) who departed the tenure track at predominantly White, research universities? Using the modified lens of the newcomer adjustment framework, what socialization factors may have contributed to the WFOCs’ departure? Through a longitudinal, in-depth examination of... Continue Reading →

Racial dialogues: Challenges faculty of color face in the classroom. (2011)

"Research on the experiences of faculty of color in predominantly White institutions (PWIs) suggests that they often experience the campus climate as invalidating, alienating, and hostile. Few studies, however, have actually focused on the classroom experiences of faculty of color when difficult racial dialogues occur. Using Consensually Qualitative Research, eight faculty of color were interviewed... Continue Reading →

Smiling faces and colored spaces: The experiences of faculty of color pursing tenure in the academy. (2009)

"Through a comprehensive literature review, this article identifies and discusses barriers to recruitment and retention of faculty of color. Marginalization, racism and sexism manifested as unintended barriers are presented as a few of the barriers faculty of color face in successfully navigating the tenure process. Informed by this literature review, we conducted a self-study that... Continue Reading →

Racial Microaggressions Against Black Counseling and Counseling Psychology Faculty: A Central Challenge in the Multicultural Counseling Movement (2008)

"This article reports on the results of a qualitative study of Black faculty working in counseling and counseling psychology programs. This investigation involved the use of semistructured interviews to explore the racial microaggressions Black faculty members reportedly experienced in academia." Constantine, M., Smith, L. Redington, R. M., & Owens, D. (2008). Racial microaggressions against Black... Continue Reading →

Examining the Relation between Race and Student Evaluations of Faculty Members: A Literature Review (2007)

"Williams summarizes the finding from 4 essays and studies that focus on the relationship between faculty and student ethnicity and teacher evaluations. In this review, she finds evidence that student evaluations are inded biased based on many factors, including race..." Williams, D. A. (2007). Examining the relation between race and student evaluations of faculty members:... Continue Reading →

Perceptions of African American Male Junior Faculty on Promotion and Tenure: Implications for Community Building and Social Capital. (2006)

"A qualitative online individual interviewing approach was used to explore the perceptions of 32 African American male junior faculty at predominantly White institutions (PWIs) on how to improve support systems and structures to navigate promotion and tenure. The findings from this study revealed that, beyond the political and financial capital needed to build, support, and... Continue Reading →

Students’ preconceptions of professors: Benefits and barriers according to ethnicity and gender (2005)

"The present study examined the influence of professor and student characteristics on students’ preconceptions of college professors. Course syllabi for a politically charged social science course were constructed with versions varying by teaching style, professor gender, and professor ethnicity. A total of 633 (44% Latino; 34% African American; 22% Anglo) undergraduates rated the course and... Continue Reading →

Una Lucha de Fronteras (2004)

"the 'lived contradictions' of female faculty of color is the focus of this paper. Quantitative data paint the picture of the existing institutional inequities (salary, tenure/promotion quality of life) that place and keep women of color in economic and scholarly ghettos. One African American woman scholar and two Chicana scholars describe their experiences of struggle... Continue Reading →

Retention, Tenure, and Promotion of Hispanic Faculty in Colleges of Education: Working Toward Success Within the Higher Education System. (2003)

"Evidence assessing the inclusion of diverse faculty in U.S. universities indicates some institutions are failing to meet their needs, especially of Hispanic faculty. One of the major reasons to effectively deal with this issue is the lack of ability to quell visible and silent variables that block the success of diverse faculty." Guanipa, C., Santa... Continue Reading →

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