The academy is too often isolating and individualistic. The Black Doctoral Network is paving the way to change academic culture, providing an alternative model.
BDN is leading the next generation of Black and Latino graduates students and scholars to reach new heights.
A major strength of the Black Doctoral Network derives from the participation of advanced academics in mentoring relationships with graduate students of color.
There is a dearth of minority faculty across all disciplines and a minimal percentage of university leaders.
The real power of diversity is in transformation. When people of different backgrounds unite, their unique experiences are sources of meaningful contribution to innovative thinking and practice.
march 3-5 2014
Social justice activist Angela Davis, as a week-long scholar-in-residence at New York University’s Institute of African American Affairs, will deliver a public lecture (March 4) and participate in discussions with actor Danny Glover (March 3) and director Shola Lynch (March 6) in advance of film screenings on those evenings.
Cornell professor N'Dri Assié-Lumumba has been elected vice president of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) for 2013-14 and will assume the society’s presidency in 2015-16. See story here.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation...