Office of Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Diversity
The mission of the Office of Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Diversity is to recruit and retain a first-rate and diverse faculty to Rhodes College. The Office accomplishes this mission by guiding policies and practices, creating programming, and providing resources and services designed to improve faculty life and diversity. The office also works very closely with the vice president for strategic initiatives to actualize the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and accessibility.
Racial Self-Care and Allyship
- Adames, Hector Y. and Chavez-Dueñas, Nayeli Y., “Surviving & Resisting Hate: A Toolkit For People of Color”
- Cadet, Danielle, “Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They’re Okay — Chances Are They’re Not”
- DiAngelo, Robin (2018). White Fragility: Why It’s So Har for White People to Talk About Racism. Boston: Beacon Press.
- Gerwin, Virginia, “What Black Scientists Want From Colleagues and Their Institutions”
- Hartlep, Nicholas D., Ball, Daisy (2019). Racial Battle Fatigue in Faculty: Perspectives and Lessons from Higher Education. New York: Routledge.
- Just Jasmine, “Self-Care for People of Color after Psychological Trauma”
- Miller, Rachel, “Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week”
- University of Michigan, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, “I Am So Tired”
- CUNY, “Handbook for Facilitating Difficult Conversations”
- hooks, B. (2017). Teaching to transgress: Education as the practice of freedom. New York: Routledge.
- Kendi, Ibram X. “A History of Race and Racism in America, in 24 Chapters”
- Lewis-Clark State College CTL “Teaching and Anti-Racism”
- Perlow, O. N., Wheeler, D. I., Bethea, S. L., & Scott, B. M. (2018). Black Women's Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation, and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. Cham: Springer International Publishing
- Sue, Derald Wing, (2015). Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race. Hoboken: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
- University of Michigan CRLT “Diversity and Inclusion Teaching Resources”
- U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, “Police Use of Force: An Examination of Modern Policing Practices”; “2018 Report”
- WTTW, “Teaching About Laquan McDonald: A Toolkit for Teachers”
- Vanderbilt University “Difficult Dialogues”
- ACSD, “How to be an anti-racist educator”
- Aebersold, Andrea, “Antiracist Pedagogy Reading List”
- Flicker, Sarah Sophie and Alyssa Klein, “Resources for Engaging in Anti-Racism Work”
- Grundy, Saida, “The False Promise of Anti-Racism Books”
- Imazeki, Jennifer, “Anti-Racism and Allyship in the Classroom,”
- Kendi, Ibram X. (2019). How to Be An Antiracist. New York: One World.
- Moore Jr, Eddie, “21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge”:
- The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, “Talking About Race”
- Williamette University, “Anti-Racism Reading List”
- Tolerance.org “Responding to Everyday Bigotry”
Dr. Justin Rose was appointed Dean for Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Diversity effective July 1, 2020, and also serves as chair and associate professor of Political Science. Prior to joining Rhodes, Rose served as an associate professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Africana Studies program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Most recently, he was a fellow in the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at the Harvard Kennedy School.