Diversity & Inclusion Resources
In 2020 The Woods Hole PEP Internship was run virtually. Read the paper in the ASLO Bulletin (open source).
The following resources are not directly affiliated with the Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee or the Woods Hole Diversity Initiative. Links will open in a new tab.
Local & National Organizations & Programs
Resources in Woods Hole, not necessarily at any institution OR people from outside the institution can join.
Articles & Papers
- US geoscience programmes drop controversial admissions test
- What's in a seminar: Graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst redesigned their departmental seminar series to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion, and other institutions could do the same.
- The 1619 Project - The New York Times
- The Great Land Robbery - The shameful story of how 1 million black families have been ripped from their farms
- National Academies Report - MINORITY SERVING INSTITUTIONS America's Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce
- Racial and gener biases plague postdoc hiring
- How Gay Are You? A new film explores the many shades of human sexuality.
- The Problem With Pronouns
- Faculty, Family, Diversity - Harvard Magazine
- It Gets Better: Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry
- Making the Invisible Visible: A law professor offers a practice to uncover our own biases and face the realities of racism.
- John Biewen's 'Seeing White' Podcast
- The Case for Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- “What to the Slave Is 4th of July?”: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’s Historic Speech
- This American Life - The Miseducation of Castlemont High
- Erika Lee on the need for Asian American activism
- The Danger of a Single Story, TED Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- ‘My People Were Depending On Me’: Apollo 11 Scientist Dr. Reatha Clark King Looks Back At Historic Launch
- Reconstruction: America After the Civil War
- What it Takes to Be Racially Literate, TED Talk by Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo
Resources for improving equity, diversity, and inclusion
- An extensive collection of learning resources from #ShutdownSTEM, including reading and listening suggestions on how anti-Black racism shows up in academia
- AWAKE to WOKE to WORK: Building a Race Equity Culture
- Guidelines Toward Inclusive Practices in Academics by eLife Community Ambassadors
- 10 Small Steps for Department Chairs to Foster Inclusion
- Institute for Broadening Participation: online library of information on recruitment, mentoring, and retention of underrepresented students
- Implicit Bias: series of short videos to learn about implicit bias, and how to counteract it
- Speak Up!: a guide to responding to bigoted comments and jokes in the workplace
- GEO REU Handbook
More book suggestions:
- Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
- We Gon Be Alright - Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang
- So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee
- This Bridge Called My Back by Cherrie Moraga, Gloria Anzaldua
- Toxic Ivory Towers: The Consequences of Work Stress on Underrepresented Minority Faculty by Ruth Enid Zambrana