Latina Women in Academia: Challenges and Opportunities (2022).

ABSTRACT. Latina women and other ethnic and racial groups continue to be underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, including public health. This underrepresentation of people from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences in academic public health and other scientific disciplines is a form of epistemic oppression, exclusion that hinders contribution to knowledge production... Continue Reading →

More Service or More Advancement: Institutional Barriers to Academic Success for Women and Women of Color Faculty at a Large Public Comprehensive Minority-Serving State University (2022).

ABSTRACT. Racialized and gendered imbalances impact tenure-track faculty service workload and ultimately, career advancement for women faculty, especially women of color faculty. This article reports on a 3-year study examining the barriers to career advancement for women/women of color tenure-line Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) faculty at a large public comprehensive minority-serving university. We aimed to understand institutional policies and practices, and compared... Continue Reading →

“We’re Just Not Acknowledged”: An Examination of the Identity Taxation of Full-Time Non-Tenure-Track Women of Color Faculty Members (2021).

ABSTRACT. This qualitative study examines the ways in which 15 full-time non-tenure-track Women of Color faculty members (NTWCFs) at historically White colleges and universities experienced identity taxation in their work. Critical race theory and critical race feminism were used as theoretical frameworks. Participants experienced identity taxation in 3 ways: care for marginalized students, overburdened with institutional service, and... Continue Reading →

The Burden of Service for Faculty of Color to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion: The Minority Tax (2020).

ABSTRACT: The exclusion of Blacks/African-Americans, Latinx/Hispanics, and Indigenous people from science has resulted in their underrepresentation in the biomedical workforce, especially in academia. Faculty diversity at academic institutions is unacceptably low (<6%) and has remained unchanged in the past 20 years. Despite low representation, faculty of color are disproportionately tasked with service to enhance diversity... Continue Reading →

Multiracial Faculty Members’ Experiences with Teaching, Research, and Service. (2020)

This study centers 26 Multiracial faculty members’ voices to explore the research question: What are Multiracial tenured and tenure-track faculty members’ experiences with teaching, research, and service within 4-year colleges and universities in the United States? Findings suggest that Multiracial faculty members use their research as a mechanism for social change, but that this research... Continue Reading →

Secret service: Revealing gender biases in the visibility and value of faculty service (2019).

ABSTRACT.Although the demand for faculty service has increased substantially in recent years, the workload is not shared equitably among tenure-track faculty (Guarino & Borden, 2017; Pyke, 2011). Women faculty tend to spend more time on service activities than men, and they tend to perform important yet less institutionally recognized forms of service like mentoring, committee... Continue Reading →

Faculty of Color and White Faculty: An Analysis of Service in Colleges of Education in the Arizona Public University System (2015).

ABSTRACT: This study examined faculty participation in service in the Arizona public university system among faculty of color and White faculty. Data were utilized from a survey of faculty in the colleges of education at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and University of Arizona. Independent t-tests revealed that faculty of color were more likely... Continue Reading →

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