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Debunking Diversity Myths in Student Affairs Work

My teaching repertoire includes courses where I address diversity, particularly diversity among college students. There's a book I draw from in one course titled Diversity Consciousness by Richard Bucher. One of the things I like about Diversity Consciousness is that is a primer on diversity. Bucher does a nice job...

Woodworking: Analogy for an Organized Higher Ed Life

My experiences with woodworking function as an analogy for my experiences in higher education. Sometimes there’s careful planning, other times, I’m just going to make some sawdust. One thing I've learned is that I need to be organized Organized Mess Here’s how woodworking is described in books, magazines, on television,...

Whiteness: What is Dominant in PWIs

I previously published a version of this post on LinkedIn. When we talk about whiteness, we often center individual White people as the space where work needs to be done. We call upon Whites to critically examine their own beliefs, biases, and prejudices. We embrace an ideology that suggests if...

Protesting Oppression While Not Oppressed

Oppression is a topic that doesn't get the attention it should in our society. We treat oppression as a vestige of the past that we shed long ago. If we do acknowledge the modern day presence of oppression, we discuss it in very compartmentalized ways. Someone who is read as...

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