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Stories from the Front of the Room : How Higher Education Faculty of Color Overcome Challenges and

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Research demonstrates that faculty of color in historically white institutions experience higher levels of discrimination, cultural taxation, and emotional labor than their white colleagues. Despite efforts to recruit minority faculty, all of these factors undermine their scholarship, pedagogy, social experiences, promotion and retention. This edited volume builds upon the existing research on faculty of color, however, it also departs from the existing literature and unravels the socio-emotional experiences of being in front of the classroom, in labs, and in the Ivory Tower for faculty who are in multiple racialized social locations. In an effort to circulate the experiences of faculty of color more widely to academic and non-academic audiences, this edited volume replaces conventional scholarly technical papers with unconventionally accessible letters. Stories from the Front of the Room focuses on the boundaries which faculty of color encounter in everyday experiences on campus and presents a more complete picture of life in the academy - one that documents how faculty of color are tested, but also how they can not only overcome, but thrive in their respective educational institutions.
Number of Pages: 168
Genre: Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Michelle Harris & Sherrill L. Sellers & Orly Clerge & Jr. Frederick W. Gooding
Language: English
Street Date: February 8, 2017
TCIN: 51965992
UPC: 9781475825169
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-5379
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