Diversity and Your Department

Resources for addressing diversity and inclusion


Center for Instructional Development and Research  UW Anthropology Department. (2011). Diversity and Inclusion in Teaching: Information Packet. (PDF)

This set of resources provided by the University of Washington Anthropology department provides a quick overview of issues to consider and strategies to take to create an inclusive classroom environment.

Jonathan Scott Holloway. (2013). Black Scholars and Memory in the Age of Black Studies. In Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940 (University of North Carolina Press, pp. 102–134). https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9781469610719_holloway.8

This essay details the author's experience teaching Black Studies as a Black man. It offers a glimpse into the experience of enduring and confronting microaggressions and bias on college and university campuses. This article will be useful to those wishing to understand that experience and for new professors working to find their place on campus.

Mary Alice Scott. (n.d.). Paolo Freire, Critical Knowledge, and Anthropological Mentoring | Savage Minds. Retrieved October 2, 2015, from https://savageminds.org/2012/06/13/paolo-freire-critical-knowledge-and-anthropological-mentoring/

In this blog post, anthropology professor Mary Alice Scott discusses mentoring through a Freirian social justice lens. This piece is applicable to both professor-student mentoring and new faculty mentoring.