How to protect your bright mind from the drain of everyday racism you may encounter in academic life.
Could we produce an academic gathering that exploited everything good about conference-going without reproducing any of the bad aspects?
Where are the white guys when we talk about changing the way Ph.D.s are advised and trained?
As an undergraduate, she was the only woman majoring in her field. Now she’s chairing a comp-sci department and looking to diversify its graduates.
A black woman’s recent promotion to the top faculty rank happened, she writes, "not because times have changed, but because I beat the odds."
In a male-dominated discipline, job candidates who cannot see that the playing field is uneven have no hope of correcting it.
Scholars of all ages wrestle with feelings of "intellectual phoniness." So how do you get over it?