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Research Articles Pertinent to Inclusivity
The Literature Supporting Building an Inclusive Faculty and Biases that Can Hinder Building an Inclusive Faculty
- Columbia University: Guide to Best Practices in Faculty Search and Hiring: Excellent Resource for Identifying Places to post Job Advertisments to Ensure a Diverse Pool of Candidates – see page 28. Also, an excellent resource for Readings about Hidden Bias, with Summary and Key Points for each reference cited – see Pages 32 – 39
- National Viewpoint: The Importance of Hiring a Diverse Faculty
- Want More Innovation? Get More Diversity
- Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates The Gender Gap
- Bias, the Brain and Student Evaluations of Teaching
- Representation in the classroom: The effect of own-race teachers on student achievement
- Article on Gender Bias in Letters of Recommendation
- A Linguistic Comparison of Letters of Recommendation for Male and Female Chemistry and Biochemistry Job Applicants
- Gender Bias Calculator – A follow up responding to the bias in letters of recommendation for male and female candidates – (see above)
- How Reducing Bias Can Increase Women’s Success: Case studies that Highlight Promising Practices to Reduce Bias in IT Workplaces
- Reviewing Applicants: Research on Bias and Assumption
- When Two Bodies Are (Not) a Problem: Gender and Relationship Status Discrimination in Academic Hiring
- Why Can’t We Google For People We Want To Hire
- Mannix, Margaret, “Facing the Problem” PRISM, October 2002, pg 18-24 with email response: Death by a Thousand Cuts – Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D., Scienceworks,
- Smith, Daryl G. How to Diversity the Faculty Academe. Sept-Oct. 2000. v. 86. No. 5.
- Trower, Cathy A. and Richard P. Chait. Faculty Diversity: Too little for too long, Harvard Magazine, March-April 2002.
- Antonio, Anthony “Faculty of Color Reconsidered: Reassessing Contributions to Scholarship” The Journal of Higher Education, Vol 73, No. 5 (September/October 2002)
- “Rising Above Cognitive Errors: Guidelines for Search, Tenure Review and Other Evaluation Committees” by Joann Moody)
- Too Nice to Land a Job – This article in Inside Higher Ed details research that shows that women faculty who are described in letters of recommendation as being “caring,” “compassionate” or other communal words find their chances of being hired are hurt more than are men’s chances. The National Science Foundation funded the research, which was published in the Journal of Applied Psychology.
- Keeping Quiet on Family -This article describes a “first look” at the issues pregnant and nursing women in political science face when attending job interviews. One respondent stated, “We’re only supposed to be judged on our work, and not what we do in our personal life…. As long as the person is meeting the requirements of tenure, it shouldn’t matter when they have a child.” Another respondednt shared, “The best way to interview is nonpregnant and ringless,” adding she was only able to land a job after she kept her family secret during the interview process
- Leadership Excellence for Academic Diversity (LEAD)