EDEFI MENTORING

We have compiled video presentations by Black engineering and social science scholars for the mentoring of engineering faculty, students, and post-doctoral scholars of color. The videos are organized into eight thematic pathways. Use the buttons on the right-hand side of the screen to easily navigate between sections.

PAnel Discussions on diversity iN stem (2015 & 2016)

Panel Discussion on Diversity in STEM
(June 2015)

Panel Discussion on Diversity in STEM
(June 2016)

AT THE INTERSECTION OF BLACK HISTORY & STEM

From Pyramids to Lemonade: African American Engineers in the Academy
 
Dr. Bryant Marks

What Would Malcolm X Say About Black Students in STEM

Dr. Richard D. Benson II

SOME of the Historical Contributions of Black People in STEM

Dr. Bryant Marks

Applying Critical Theory to Interogate Diversity In STEM

Transitions in Academia: Reflections on Race, Place, Schools, and Self

Dr. David Stovall

The Limits of an Interest Conversion Approach to STEM Diversity
Dr. Lorenzo Baber
Diversity Stalled: A Critical Race Approach
Dr. David Stovall
The Thrive Matrix
Dr. Robbin Chapman
Issues that Divide and Unite: Implications from PreK-12 for Higher Education
Dr. H. Richard Milner IV
Intersectional Microaggressions and Black Women in the Academy
Dr. Lori Patton Davis

Understanding the Motivation to Pursue Engineering: A Diversity Science Perspective
Dr. Kecia M. Thomas
No Time for Fake Ones: An Intersectional Critique of Diversity Challenges in STEM
Dr. Brittney Cooper

Perspectives on being Black in engineering

Making a Way Out of No Way
Dr. Susana Morris
Ain’t I a Scholar?
Dr. Susana Morris
Addressing the Raced-Gendered Experiences of Black Engineering and Computing Students
Dr. Dorinda J. Carter Andrews
One Black Engineering Professor’s Commentary on the 2016 Research Papers of Robinson and McGee
Dr. C. Fred Higgs III

Overworked and Undervalued – Why and How to Promote Social & emotional Wellbeing

Success vs. Happiness
Dr. Derek Griffith
What Would Happen if John Henry Pursued a PhD or Post-doc in Engineering Today?
Dr. Derek Griffith
“I Just Want to Give Back”
Dr. Jomo Mutegi
John Henryism, Perceived Discrimination, and Coping
Dr. Tony Brown

Navigating the Engineering faculty experience

Negotiate, Then Accept, Then Keep Negotiating: Getting What You Want, Need, and Deserve
Dr. Danny Martin
Thriving as the “Only One” in Engineering Academia
Dr. Monica Cox
Being Proactive as a Black Engineering Scholar
Dr. Monica Cox

Start Where You Are but Don’t Stay There: Lessons From My Experience in the Academy
Dr. H. Richard Milner IV
Building a Research Group Which Can Scale to the Full Professorship
Dr. C. Fred Higgs III

Personal Narratives of Black Scholars

An Academic Life: From B-Slamma to the Good Reverend Doctor
Dr. Bryant Marks
Reflections of a Tenure-Track Black Female Scholar
Dr. Dorinda J. Carter Andrews
The Process of Becoming
Dr. Tony Brown
From College Dropout to College Professor
Dr. Richard D. Benson II
The Impeccable Grind: Reflections of  a First Generation PhD
Dr. Brittney Cooper
Inspired by a Black Scholar Denied
Dr. Phillip J. Bowman
My Journey as a Black Woman in the Academy
Dr. Lori Patton Davis

Mentoring & CommunitY bUILDING

Creating Spaces: Establishing and Supportive Community for Students of African Descent
Dr. Jomo Mutegi
Building Resilience for Success
Dr. Robbin Chapman
Diversity Stalled: Takeaways and Tensions in Supporting Black STEM Graduate Students and Faculty
Dr. Danny Martin
Mentoring Generations of Global STEM Professionals
Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull
The Essence of Community
Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull
Strong Faculty Mentoring in STEM Pipeline Interventions
Dr. Phillip J. Bowman
Mentoring Across Differences
Dr. Kecia M. Thomas
DISCLAMIER:
This work was supported by grant funding from the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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