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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

 

University of Memphis

Counseling Services: https://www.memphis.edu/counseling/
Discrimination, Harassment, & Retaliation reporting: https://www.memphis.edu/report/submit-a-report/discrimination.php
Disability Resources for Students: https://www.memphis.edu/drs/
Multicultural Affairs: https://www.memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs/ (includes links to LGBTQIA information and the Diversity Ambassador Program).
Pride and Equity Alliance: https://www.memphis.edu/pride/
SafeZone: https://www.memphis.edu/safezone/
Social Justice Initiative: https://www.memphis.edu/justice/
Syllabus statements: https://www.memphis.edu/osa/faculty/suggested-statements.php
Title IX reporting page: https://www.memphis.edu/report/submit-a-report/title-ix.php
Upswing Tutoring portal: https://memphis.upswing.io/
Educational Support Learning Centers: https://www.memphis.edu/esp/centers.php

 

Other UofM Diversity Committees

Center for Biodiversity Research (CBio): https://www.umbiodiversity.org/diversity-equity-inclusion
Counseling, Educational Psychology, & Research: https://www.memphis.edu/cepr/cpsy/diversity_committee.php
Graduate Student Association: https://www.memphis.edu/gsa/committees/diversity-and-inclusion.php
Loewenberg College of Nursing: https://blogs.memphis.edu/uofmnursing/diversity-inclusion-committee-created/

 

City of Memphis and External Resources 

Memphis Community and Other Resources: https://www.memphis.edu/pride/resources/community.php

 

Seminar Series

Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) Diversity and Inclusion seminar series (includes recorded past seminars): https://saberbio.wildapricot.org/Diversity_Inclusion

 

Supporting Black Lives

500 Women Scientists Do and Don’ts to Support Black Lives Matters: https://500womenscientists.org/updates/2020/6/1/take-action
10 Ways For Non-Black Academics to Value Black Lives: https://medium.com/@staceyault/10-ways-for-non-black-academics-to-value-black-lives-cc003f5b3d61

 

Relevant literature

Evidence-based Teaching Guides for Inclusive Teaching: https://lse.ascb.org/evidence-based-teaching-guides/inclusive-teaching/classroom-climate/

Asai. (2020). Race Matters. https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(20)30337-8.pdf 

Asai. (2020). Excluded. https://www.asmscience.org/content/journal/jmbe/10.1128/jmbe.v21i1.2071

Cooper et al. (2020). Fourteen Recommendations  to Create a More Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ+ Individuals in Academic Biology. https://www.lifescied.org/doi/full/10.1187/cbe.20-04-0062

Gin et al. (2020). Is Active Learning Accessible? Exploring the Process of Providing Accommodations to Students with Disabilities. https://www.lifescied.org/doi/full/10.1187/cbe.20-03-0049

Brandt (2020). Scientist Spotlights: Online assignments to promote inclusion in Ecology and Evolution. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ece3.6849

Barnes & Brownell (2017). A Call to Use Cultural Competence When Teaching Evolution to Religious College Students: Introducing Religious Cultural Competence in Evolution Education (ReCCEE). https://www.lifescied.org/doi/10.1187/cbe.17-04-0062