Your style of dress, your language, your gender, your height, your skin color — all contribute to students’ perceptions of you.
Advice on how to help your nonwhite students in an era of anxiety.
That day in class, I learned how exhausting it must be to be a black student in America today.
You have to grease the wheels, or so you’ve been told. The hierarchies of higher education rely on pandering to get ahead.
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The students’ “Call to Action” listed some two dozen recent microaggressions and acts of bias — including my course.
What we need is a major coordinated national effort that says “this is happening, and your institution should get on board, or else.”
For women in fields that skew male, inappropriate comments are a routine part of attending scholarly meetings.
… No matter how many times people inside and outside of academia say I don’t.
The decision to pursue a nonfaculty career is fraught with uncertainty for all Ph.D.s but even more so for academics of color.
In a workplace culture where conflict is viewed as discussion, only the conflict-oriented are heard.
Sometimes the safest thing you can do is be quiet, but you don’t have to be quiet alone.
Without up-to-date data, all we have to work with are potentially outdated assumptions.
Back in 2013, Noel Ignatiev was accused of anti-white racism in a hoax that set conservative media outlets aflame. Two years later, he again finds his in-box filled with hate mail.
When the only story you’ve ever been told about yourself has a bad ending, you start to believe it’s inevitable.