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

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


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786470488
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Faculty of Color in Higher Education 1

Black Robe, White Collar: Achieving Tenure at a Catholic Liberal Arts College in New York City Mark A. Pottinger 17

Navigating the Tenure and Promotion Processes at Regional Comprehensive Universities: Challenges and Coping Strategies Tom Otieno 26

Were It Not for the Students, I Would Love to Teach! How Women Can Manage Their Classrooms Robin R. Means Coleman 42

A Bridge or a Wall: Struggles of a Pioneer Woman Tasneem Khaleel 56

Latina Faculty Narratives and the Challenges of Tenure: Identifying Strategies, Institutionalizing Accountability Alyssa Garcia 69

Beyond Toleration and Lip Service: Engaging Differences and Reflecting on Disciplinary Collaborations Juliet McMullin 88

An Open Letter on How to Succeed in Academic Life Judith Liu 103

Creating the Perfect Storm: Making the Best Case for Promotion and Tenure Toni Griego Jones 116

Keep on Pushing: Earning Tenure at a Predominantly White Liberal Arts College While Staying True to My African American Culture Dwayne Mack 127

Multiple Voices: Same Song Jacqueline B. Temple Yer J. Thao Samuel D. Henry 140

Bearing Children on the Tenure Track: Survival Strategies from the Trenches Michelle Madsen Camacho 153

The Path to Promotion to Full Professor Elwood D. Watson 165

Writing an Effective Curriculum Vitae: An Introduction to Presenting and Promoting Your Academic Career Angela M. Nelson 178

Life After Tenure Denial Andrea Smith 195

About the Contributors 205

Index 209

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