Mentoring Faculty of Color: Essays on Professional Development and Advancement in Colleges and Universities

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Dwayne Mack,, Elwood D. Watson, Michelle Madsen Camacho
McFarland, Nov 20, 2012 - Education - 220 pages
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The 14 new essays in this collection, from under-represented faculty who teach at predominantly white colleges and universities, discuss both the tenure and promotion experiences of faculty of color and are not racial, ethnic, gender, cultural or discipline specific. The book is thus not only for aspiring graduate students of color and faculty of color desirous of outside mentoring but also for administrators interested in the professional development and dilemmas of faculty of color. Faculty of color describes how they navigated the complex terrain of higher education to achieve tenure or promotion. Most of the contributors are at the associate professor stage of their careers and some hold the rank of full professor.

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Faculty of Color in Higher Education
Achieving Tenure at a Catholic Liberal Arts College in New York City Mark A Pottinger
Challenges and Coping Strategies Tom Otieno
How Women Can Manage Their Classrooms Robin R Means Coleman
Struggles of a Pioneer Woman Tasneem Khaleel
Identifying Strategies Institutionalizing Accountability Alyssa Garcia
Engaging Differences and Reflecting on Disciplinary Collaborations Juliet McMullin
An Open Letter on How to Succeed in Academic Life Judith Liu
Earning Tenure at a Predominantly White Liberal Arts College While Staying True to My African American Culture Dwayne Mack
Same Song Jacqueline B Temple Yer J Thao and Samuel D Henry
Survival Strategies from the Trenches Michelle Madsen Camacho
The Path to Promotion to Full Professor Elwood D Watson
An Introduction to Presenting and Promoting Your Academic Career Angela M Nelson
Life After Tenure Denial Andrea Smith
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Making the Best Case for Promotion and Tenure Toni Griego Jones

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Dwayne Mack is an associate professor of history and Carter G. Woodson Chair of African American History at Berea College. Elwood D. Watson is a professor of history and African American studies at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. Michelle Madsen Camacho is a professor and chair of the Sociology Department at the University of San Diego.

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